683 Fed.Appx. 584 (9th Cir. 2017), 14-16349, Martinez v. Usaa Federal Savings Bank

Docket Nº:14-16349
Citation:683 Fed.Appx. 584
Party Name:CHRISTOPHER S. MARTINEZ, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK; et al., Defendants-Appellees
Attorney:CHRISTOPHER S. MARTINEZ, Plaintiff - Appellant, Pro se, Las Vegas, NV. For USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Defendant - Appellee: Natalie M. Cox, Esquire, Attorney, Kolesar & Leatham, Las Vegas, NV; Thomas Chris Stewart, Anastiasi Jellum, P.A., Stillwater, MN. For GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATI...
Judge Panel:Before: LEAVY, W. FLETCHER, and OWENS, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:March 20, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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683 Fed.Appx. 584 (9th Cir. 2017)

CHRISTOPHER S. MARTINEZ, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK; et al., Defendants-Appellees

No. 14-16349

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

March 20, 2017

Submitted March 8, 2017.[**]

Editorial Note:

NOT FOR PUBLICATION. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. D.C. No. 2:14-cv-00567-RCJ-PAL. Robert Clive Jones, District Judge, Presiding.

Martinez v. USAA Fed. Sav. Bank, (D. Nev., June 16, 2014)

CHRISTOPHER S. MARTINEZ, Plaintiff - Appellant, Pro se, Las Vegas, NV.

For USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Defendant - Appellee: Natalie M. Cox, Esquire, Attorney, Kolesar & Leatham, Las Vegas, NV; Thomas Chris Stewart, Anastiasi Jellum, P.A., Stillwater, MN.

For GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, as Trustee for the scrutinized Trust Ginnie Mae Remic Trust 2009-70, OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Defendants - Appellees: Richard Samuel Ehlers, Attorney, Wright Finlay & Zak, LLP, Las Vegas, NV.

Before: LEAVY, W. FLETCHER, and OWENS, Circuit Judges.

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MEMORANDUM [*]

Christopher S. Martinez appeals pro se from the district court's judgment dismissing his action alleging federal and state law claims arising from foreclosure proceedings. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review de novo a district court's dismissal for failure to state a claim under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), and may affirm on any ground supported by the record. Thompson v. Paul, 547 F.3d 1055, 1058-59 (9th Cir. 2008). We affirm.

The district court properly dismissed Martinez's state law and declaratory judgment causes of action because Martinez failed to allege facts sufficient to state any plausible claim for relief. See Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662, 678, 129 S.Ct. 1937, 173 L.Ed.2d 868 (2009); see also Stock W., Inc. v. Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, 873 F.2d 1221, 1225 (9th Cir. 1989) (holding that the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201, " only creates...

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