UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 15, 2010
BERNARDINA ZUNIGA, AN INDIVIDUAL, PLAINTIFF,
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC; RESIDENTIAL FUNDING REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS, LLC, ITS SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS, ETS SERVICES, LLC; AND DOES 10 TO 10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dean D. Pregerson
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS WITH PREJUDICE
[Motion filed on May 14, 2010]
This matter comes before the Court on a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim filed by the defendants GMAC Mortgage, LLC, Residential Funding Real Estate Holdings, LLC, and ETS Services, LLC (collectively "Defendants").
On January 25, 2010, the plaintiff Bernardina Zuniga ("Plaintiff"), appearing pro se, filed a Complaint against Defendants alleging seven causes of action arising from a residential mortgage transaction: (1) wrongful foreclosure; (2) violation of the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1601 et seq.; (3) violation of the California Rosenthal Act, Cal. Civ. Code § 1788 et seq.; (4) predatory lending; (5) fraud; (6) violation of the Unfair Competition Law, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq.; and (7) failure to provide a Spanish translation of loan documents, Cal. Civ. Code § 1632.
On May 14, 2010, Defendants filed this motion to dismiss pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) and noticed it for a hearing on June 21, 2010. Under Local Rule 7-9, any opposition to a motion must be filed no later than twenty-one days before the hearing. C.D. Cal. Civ. Local R. 7-9. Under Local Rule 7-12, the failure to file an opposition may be deemed consent to granting the motion. Id. 7-12. Because this motion was scheduled for a hearing on June 21, 2010, Plaintiff's opposition was due by no later than Tuesday, June 1, 2010.*fn1 As of the date of this order, Plaintiff has not filed anything in response to Defendants' motion.
Pursuant to Local Rule 7-12, the Court construes Plaintiff's failure to oppose the motion as consent to granting the motion. Therefore, Defendants' motion is GRANTED and Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
IT IS SO ORDERED.