STIPULATION AND ORDER TO STAY CIVIL FORFEITURE PROCEEDING
ROBERT H. CLELAND, District Judge.
Plaintiff, the United States of America, by and through Acting United States Attorney Daniel L. Lemisch, and Assistant United States Attorney Philip A. Ross, and Claimants, Will Justice and Hilda Rudder-Justice, by and through their attorney, Raymond R. Burkett, (collectively, "the Parties"), hereby acknowledge that there is an ongoing criminal proceeding related to this civil forfeiture case,
The Parties agree to the entry of an order for a stay of the above-captioned civil forfeiture proceeding pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 981(g)(1), or alternatively, 18 U.S.C. § 981(g)(2), on the grounds that continuation of the civil proceeding may negatively impact one or more Parties in the manner described in the cited statutes; and that the stay continue during the pendency of the related criminal proceeding, or until further order of the Court.
The Parties further agree that after the stay is lifted, the Parties shall file dispositive motions, if any, prior to any pretrial or trial proceedings.
The United States further agrees that it will respond to Claimants' Discovery Request(s) sent to the United States on or about May 10, 2017, after the stay is lifted in this civil forfeiture proceeding.
ORDER TO STAY CIVIL FORFEITURE PROCEEDING
IT IS SO ORDERED.