The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Christina A. Snyder
Present: The Honorable CHRISTINA A. SNYDER
Deputy Clerk Court Reporter / Recorder Tape No.
Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants
Proceedings: MOTION TO DISMISS CASE (Docket #3, filed March 15, 2013)
The Court finds this motion appropriate for decision without oral argument. Fed.
R. Civ. P. 78; Local Rule 7-15. Accordingly, the hearing date of April 22, 2013 is vacated, and the matter is hereby taken under submission.
Plaintiff filed the instant action in Los Angeles County Superior Court, and on March 13, 2013, defendants removed the case to this Court. Plaintiff's complaint seeks to prevent the foreclosure of her home, and alleges claims for injunctive relief, breach of contract, unfair business practices, declaratory relief, and wrongful foreclosure.
Before this case was removed, plaintiff requested a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction preventing defendants from foreclosing on plaintiff's home. The state court held a hearing on the requests on February 25, 2013, at which no appearance was made on behalf of defendants. The state court issued the requested preliminary injunction at the hearing, subject to plaintiff posting an undertaking in the amount of $50,000 by March 11, 2013. Dkt. #1 at 62 -- 63.
On March 15, 2013, defendants filed a motion to dismiss plaintiff's complaint. Plaintiff filed an opposition on April 4, 2013, and defendants replied on April 5, 2013. After considering the parties' ...