IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 20, 2012
SCOTT N. JOHNSON,
GRECIA GUZMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A TAQUERIA NAYARIT; RAUL GUZMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A TAQUERIA NAYARIT; PRAGNA PATEL; DENNIS J. PATEL,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. Senior United States District Judge
ORDER CONTINUING STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) CONFERENCE; FED. R. CIV. P. 4(M) NOTICE
Plaintiff's Status Report filed September 17, 2012, reveals this case is not ready to be scheduled. Therefore, the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference scheduled for hearing on October 1, 2012, is continued to January 28, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. A joint status report shall be filed no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the Status Conference.
Further, Plaintiff is notified under Rule 4(m) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that failure to serve Defendants Pragna Patel and Dennis J. Patel with process within the 120 day period prescribed in that Rule may result in the unserved defendant(s) being dismissed. To avoid dismissal, on or before December 7, 2012, Plaintiff shall file proof of service for these defendants or a sufficient explanation why service was not effected within Rule 4(m)'s prescribed service period.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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