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Case TitleJiajie Chen et al v. Internal Revenue Service
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2022cv07171
Date Filed2022-10-03
Date Closed2023-01-10
JudgeJudge Percy Anderson
PlaintiffJiajie Chen an individual
PlaintiffMaggie X. Liang an individual
PlaintiffDNA Motor Inc. a California corporation
Case DescriptionJiajie Chen submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning the administrative audit of Chen's 2017 tax return. Chen also asked for a Vaughn index. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Chen filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantInternal Revenue Service
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Opinion/Order [11]
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2022-10-031COMPLAINT Receipt No: ACACDC-34088479 - Fee: $402, filed by Plaintiff JIAJIE CHEN. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit D) (Attorney Grant Y Chien added to party JIAJIE CHEN(pty:bkmov))(Chien, Grant) (Entered: 10/03/2022)
2022-10-032CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Movant JIAJIE CHEN. (Chien, Grant) (Entered: 10/03/2022)
2022-10-033CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiff JIAJIE CHEN, (Chien, Grant) (Entered: 10/03/2022)
2022-10-034CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Movant DNA MOTOR INC. (Chien, Grant) (Entered: 10/03/2022)
2022-10-035Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiffs JIAJIE CHEN, DNA MOTOR INC., MAGGIE X LIANG. (Chien, Grant) (Entered: 10/03/2022)
2022-10-056NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Percy Anderson and Magistrate Judge Jean P. Rosenbluth. (et) (Entered: 10/05/2022)
2022-10-057NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (et) (Entered: 10/05/2022)
2022-10-058Notice to Counsel Re Consent to Proceed Before a United States Magistrate Judge. (et) (Entered: 10/05/2022)
2022-10-05960 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant Internal Revenue Service. (et) (Entered: 10/05/2022)
2022-10-0510STANDING ORDER by Judge Percy Anderson. READ THIS ORDER CAREFULLY. IT CONTROLS THE CASE AND DIFFERS IN SOME RESPECTS FROM THE LOCAL RULES. This action has been assigned to the calendar of Judge Percy Anderson. (SEE DOCUMENT FOR FURTHER DETAILS). (aco) (Entered: 10/06/2022)
2023-01-0911MINUTES OF ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE: DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION by Judge Percy Anderson. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff to show cause in writing on or before January 16, 2023, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. (See document for further details). (aco) (Entered: 01/09/2023)
2023-01-1012NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal filed by Plaintiffs Jiajie Chen, DNA Motor Inc., Maggie X. Liang. Dismissal is without prejudice. (Chien, Grant) (Entered: 01/10/2023)
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