With less than a week until our first hearing, today I received the draft motion to remove Shuping, Morse and Ross from the lawsuit. Unfortunately, it did not include the required documentation that the pending foreclosure action had been cancelled.
Later that day, I also received the Motion to Remove the current case from state court to federal court. I soon learned that this was an automatic, and that I’d have to file a motion to get it returned to state court.
Effectively, this tactic delayed my hearing, and moved this case to a more formal venue, one that is a little more difficult for pro se litigants. Not to be dissuaded, I took this as an opportunity to learn about the differences between state and federal court.