UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 16, 2011
CELESTINO GARCIA AND SAUL L. ALTAMIRANO, PLAINTIFFS,
HM ISLAMIC, INC., SHIH-KWEI CHEN AKA SAM CHEN, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Paul Grewal United States Judge
Richard Wahng (SBN 225672) Lee E. Sheldon (SBN 263310) 2 LAW OFFICES OF RICHARD C.J. WAHNG 152 Anza Street, Suite 201 3 Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 490-4447 Telephone 4 (510) 344-5755 Fax 5 Attorney for Defendants, HM ISLAMIC, INC., SHIH-KWEI CHEN 6 7 8
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR EXTENSION TO FILE A RESPONSIVE PLEADING
Pursuant to Local Rule 6-1(a), it is hereby stipulated by and between plaintiffs, CELESTINO GARCIA and SAUL ALTAMIRANO (collectively "Plaintiffs") and defendants, 19 HM ISLAMIC, INC. and SHIH-KWEI CHEN (collectively "Defendants"), through their 20 respective attorneys, that Defendants shall have up to and including December 18, 2011 within 21 which to answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiffs' Complaint filed on October 6, 2011.
Defendants only recently retained counsel to defend this case. Defense counsel requires 23 additional time to investigate the factual and legal aspects of this case before filing an 24 appropriate response. 25
Similarly, because Defendants have only recently retained counsel and the case is not at 26 issue, the parties stipulate and agree that the Case Management Conference currently set for 27 November 22, 2011, should be continued to January 3, 2012, (or a date convenient to the Court 28 in January 2012) in order to provide the parties with an opportunity to meet and confer pursuant 2 to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 3
Absent the requested extension, Defendant's response would have been due on November 17, 2011. 5 6
ATTESTATION UNDER GENERAL ORDER 45
I, Tomas Margain, am the ECF user whose ID and password are being used to file this PLEADING. In compliance with General Order 45, I hereby attest that Lee Sheldon, counsel 22 for Defendants, has concurred in this filing. 23 24
/s/ Tomas Margain
PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED.
Defendants' response to Plaintiffs' Complaint shall be filed and served on all parties on 3 or before December 18, 2011. 4
The Case Management Conference currently scheduled for November 22, 2011 at 2:00pm in Courtroom 5, shall be continued to January 3, 2012, time and location to remain the 6 same. 7 8 9
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