Tsaghikv.Napolitano

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAOct 4, 2012
Case No. CV 12-6629 PA (AJWx) (C.D. Cal. Oct. 4, 2012)

Case No. CV 12-6629 PA (AJWx)

10-04-2012

Mkrtchyan Tsaghik v. Janet Napolitano et al

Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: None Attorneys Present for Defendants: None


CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL

Present: The Honorable

PERCY ANDERSON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

Paul Songco


Deputy Clerk


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Court Reporter


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Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs:


None


Attorneys Present for Defendants:


None


Proceedings: Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal For Lack Of Prosecution

Generally, defendants must answer the complaint within 21 days after service (60 days if the defendant is the United States). Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(a)(1).

In the present case, it appears that this time period has not been met. Accordingly, the Court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff to show cause in writing on or before October 18, 2012, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Pursuant to Rule 78 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the court finds that this matter is appropriate for submission without oral argument. The Order to Show Cause will stand submitted upon the filing of plaintiff's response. Failure to respond to this Order may result in the imposition of sanctions, including but not limited to dismissal of the complaint.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

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