UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 21, 2012
CHASE BANK USA NA ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: The Honorable Dolly M. Gee, United States District Judge
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
Present: The Honorable DOLLY M. GEE, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
V.R. Vallery Not Reported Deputy Clerk Court Reporter
Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants:
Not Present Not Present IN CHAMBERS - Order To Show Cause Re: Dismissal for Lack of Prosecution
Absent a showing of good cause, an action must be dismissed without prejudice if the summons and complaint are not served on a defendant within 120 days after the complaint is filed. Generally, defendant must answer the complaint within 20 days after service (60 days if the defendant is the United States.)
In the present case, it appears that these time periods have not been met. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing on or before October 22, 2012 why this action should not be dismissed for lack of No oral argument of this matter will be heard unless ordered by the Court. The Order will stand submitted upon the filing of a written response on or before the date upon which a response by plaintiff(s) is due. This action will be dismissed if a written response demonstrating good cause is not filed by the date indicated above.
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