UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 22, 2012
MA GRACIA VERZOSA
AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Present: The Honorable R. Gary Klausner, United States District Judge
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
Sharon L. Williams Not Reported N/A
Deputy Clerk Court Reporter / Recorder Tape No.
Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants:
Not Present Not Present
Proceedings: (IN CHAMBERS) Order Remanding Case to State Court
On January 31, 2012, Plaintiff Ma Gracia Verzosa ("Plaintiff") filed a Complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Defendant Aurora Loan Services LLC ("Aurora") removed the case to this Court on March 5, 2012 on the basis of federal question jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1331. Quality Loan Services Corp. has filed a declaration of non-monetary status as well as a consent to removal.
The Notice of Removal must be filed within 30 days of the receipt of the initial pleading setting forth the grounds for removal. 28 U.S.C. § 1446. Aurora has stated that it was served on February 2, 2012, but has not provided any proof of service. Even in the event that Aurora was served on February 2, 2012, the Notice of Removal was filed more than thirty days later.
In light of the above named procedural defects, the case is hereby remanded to state
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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