United States District Court, D. Minnesota
February 11, 2014
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,
PAUL E. SCHMIDT, JOHN DOE, and MARY ROE, Defendants.
Amanda M. Govze, Gary Joseph Evers, and Kalli L. Ostlie, Shapiro & Zielke, LLP, Counsel for Plaintiff.
William B. Butler and Susan M. Glasser, Butler Liberty Law, LLC, Counsel for Defendant Schmidt.
MICHAEL J. DAVIS, Chief District Judge.
The above-entitled matter comes before the Court upon the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes dated January 2, 2014, in which the Magistrate Judge conducted a sua sponte consideration of remand. [Docket No. 8] Defendant filed an objection to the Report and Recommendation on January 7, 2014. [Docket No. 9]
Pursuant to statute, the Court has conducted a de novo review upon the record. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Local Rule 72.2(b). Based upon that review, the Court adopts the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Keyes dated January 2, 2014. Accordingly, based upon the files, records, and proceedings herein, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Jeffery J. Keyes dated January 2, 2014 [Docket No. 8].
2. This action is remanded to Stearns County District Court in Minnesota.
3. The Clerk's Office is directed to send a copy of the Order to William B. Butler, 33 South Sixth Street, Suite 4100, Minneapolis, MN 55402.