UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
June 6, 2012
ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
LAZAR YADGAROV, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Roanne L. Mann, United States Magistrate Judge:
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Currently pending before the Court is a letter filed by plaintiffs Allstate Insurance Companyet al. ("plaintiffs"), in which they "request permission to file a motion to serve Plaintiffs' Complaint by publication upon defendant Marifat Davlatkhonova (hereinafter 'Davlatkhonova') and for a sixty (60) day extension, until July 30, 2012, of the 120-day requirement to make the motion." Letter Motion for Service by Publication (May 29, 2012) ("Pl. Motion"), Electronic Case Filing Docket Entry ("DE") #100.*fn1 To the extent the Court is able to decipher what plaintiffs are seeking,*fn2 their request is granted in part only.
Plaintiffs are directed to file their motion for service by publication, and for a further extension of the deadline for service, no later than June 14, 2012. The motion must be supported by an affidavit or affidavits, on personal knowledge, specifying in detail what efforts have been made to obtain an updated address for Davlatkhonova, and when those efforts were undertaken. In the event those motions are granted, the Court will address the schedule for effecting such service.
ROANNE L. MANN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE