UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 21, 2012
WILLIAM F. SCHAPPELL, AN INDIVIDUAL, PLAINTIFF,
NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE, A FOREIGN CORP.; THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC. A/W PNC
BANK NA, A FOREIGN CORP.; FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ALL PERSONS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE, RIGHT TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN OF INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT, ADVERSE TO PLAINTIFF'S TITLE, OR ANY CLOUD ON PLAINTIFF'S TITLE THERETO; AND DOES 1 TO 20, INCLUSIVE,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, JR United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR DISMISSAL OF PLAINTIFF'S ACTION FOR FAILURE TO AMEND COMPLAINT IN VIOLATION OF ORDER ON DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS
Complt. Filed: June 1, 2012 Honorable Morrison C. England, Jr. Date: December 13, 2012 Time: 2:00 p.m. Courtroom: 7
[Filed Concurrently with Request for Dismissal of Plaintiff's Action for Failure to Amend Complaint in Violation of Order on Defendants' Motion to Dismiss; Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof]
On December 13, 2012, the Request for Dismissal of Defendants PNC Financial Services (erroneously sued as "National City Mortgage" and "The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. a/w PNC Bank NA") and Federal National Mortgage Association's (erroneously sued as "Federal National Mortgage") (collectively, "Defendants") came on for hearing before this Court. Having read and considered the pleadings in support of and opposition to the Request for Dismissal and the arguments of counsel, this Court rules as follows:
1. On October 16, 2012, this Court filed an Order Granting Defendants' Motion to Dismiss ("Order") Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, which dismissed Plaintiff's twelve causes of action as to Defendants with twenty (20) days leave to amend. See ECF No. 12. Plaintiff did not file a First Amended Complaint on or before November 6, 2012, as required by this Court's Order. On that basis, and with GOOD CAUSE appearing, Defendants' Request for Dismissal is GRANTED. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). Therefore, the entire action is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
2. To the extent a lis pendens is recorded against the underlying property commonly identified as 20433 Lakeview Drive, Lakehead, California 96051, it is hereby expunged.
3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to close the case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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