IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 9, 2012
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The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. Senior United States District Judge
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT AND DISPOSITION
Plaintiff filed a "Notice of Settlement" on October 5, 2012, in which she states, "the parties in the above-captioned case have reached a settlement[, and t]he Plaintiff anticipates filing a notice of withdrawal of Complaint and voluntary dismissal of this action with prejudice pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a) within 60 days." (ECF No. 10, 1:2-6.)
Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than December 4, 2012. Failure to respond by this deadline may be construed as consent to dismissal of this action without prejudice, and a dismissal order could be filed. See E.D. Cal. R. 160(b) ("A failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the Court may be grounds for sanctions.").
Further, the Status Conference scheduled for hearing on October 29, 2012, is continued to January 14, 2013, commencing at 9:00 a.m., in the event no dispositional document is filed, or if this action is not otherwise dismissed.*fn1 A joint status report shall be filed fourteen (14) days prior to the Status Conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.