The opinion of the court was delivered by: The Honorable Stephen V. Wilson, United States District Judge
Present: The Honorable STEPHEN V. WILSON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Paul Cruz Not Reported N/A
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Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants:
Proceedings: IN CHAMBERS ORDER REMANDING CASE TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT 
On June 24, 2011, Plaintiff Federal National Mortgage Association ("SNMA") filed the instant action complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court as case No. 11C02631 alleging unlawful detainer pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure §§ 1161a. Defendants were served on July 19, 2011 and removed the action to this Court on March 7, 2012, well after the statutory period for removal expired on August 18, 2011.
On March 20, 2012, FNMA filed a Motion to Remand the case to Los Angeles County Superior Court. (Dkt. No. 6). The Court hereby REMANDS the case to Los Angeles County Superior Court because the Court lacks Federal Question Jurisdiction.
The Status Conference scheduled for Monday April 23, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. is hereby VACATED.
Federal courts are of limited jurisdiction, having subject matter jurisdiction only over matters authorized by the Constitution and Congress. See, e.g., Kokkonen v. Guardian Life Ins. Co., 511 U.S. 375, 377 (1994). A "strong presumption" against removal jurisdiction exists. Gaus v. Miles, Inc., 980 F.2d 564, 567 (9th Cir. 1992). In seeking removal, the defendant bears the ...