Devone v. Finley

Plaintiff: Johnny Devone
Defendant: Brittany Finley
 
Case Number: 3:2013cv00377
Filed: March 19, 2013
 
Court: Connecticut District Court
Office: New Haven Office
County: Fairfield
Presiding Judge: Charles S. Haight
 
Nature of Suit: Assault Libel & Slander
Cause of Action: 28:1332 Diversity-Tort/Non-Motor Vehicle
Jury Demanded By: None

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June 26, 2013 15 Featured Case ORDER (see attached) - In order to determine whether diversity of citizenship exists in the case at bar, the Court hereby ORDERS Plaintiff to supplement the record on or before Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by providing an affidavit regarding his domicile at the time his Complaint in this action 1 was filed -- i.e., March 19, 2013 -- as well as stating whether he maintained any other residence in any other state at the time at which the Complaint was filed, along with (1) the location of all such r esidences kept; and (2) the approximate length of time spent at each such residence. The Court further ORDERS Plaintiff to state in detail the source and grounds for his information and belief that at the time at which his Complaint was filed, Defen dant was domiciled in Georgia. All case deadlines shall be stayed pending the Court's review of Plaintiff's affidavit. If, upon review, the Court determines that diversity of citizenship exists, the action may proceed and, at that time, t he Court will address the issues concerning this case's discovery and other deadlines as addressed in the Parties' Report of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting 14 , filed June 25, 2013. Otherwise, in the absence of such jurisdiction, the Court s hall dismiss the action without prejudice. Alternatively, at any time prior to Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Plaintiff may file a notice of voluntary dismissal under Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1). Such dismissal would also be without prejudice. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on 6/26/13.(Hornstein, A)
March 20, 2014 27 Featured Case RULING (see attached) - The Court GRANTS 13 Defendant's Motion to Dismiss in part and DENIES Defendant's Motion to Dismiss in part. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6), and Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED in its entirety on such grounds. The Court DENIES Defendant's Motion to Dismiss pursuant both to Rule 12(b)(1) and Rule 8(a), and it does not reach the claims raised within Defendant's Motion to Dismiss with respect to Rule 9(b). The Clerk is directed to close the file.. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on 3/20/14. (Hornstein, A)

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Plaintiff: Johnny Devone
Represented By: Josephine S. Miller
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Defendant: Brittany Finley
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