UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 4, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PLAINTIFF,
ONE 2005 INFINITY QX5 AND ONE 2005 CADILLAC ESCALADE DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew Senior, U.S. District Court Judge
ORDER RE: PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT
Plaintiff, United States of America, filed its Motion for Default Judgment  on June 10, 2010. No responsive pleading was filed by potential claimants Jose Zepeda, Yolanda Zepeda, Ramon Salazar Gomez or any other potential claimants. Additionally, no claimants made an appearance at the July 27, 2010 hearing. Therefore, having considered all papers and arguments submitted, THE COURT FINDS AND RULES AS FOLLOWS:
Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment is hereby GRANTED.
The Court finds that Plaintiff has satisfied the procedural requirements for default judgment and that the substantive factors set forth by the Ninth Circuit in Eitel v. McCool, 782 F.2d 1470, 1471-72 (9th Cir. 1986), weigh in favor of granting default judgment. Additionally, potential Claimants Jose Zepeda, Yolanda Zepeda, and Ramon Salazar Gomez have failed to file an Opposition. Therefore, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 55, the Court GRANTS Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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