Reaves v. Benjamin, 042219 FED4, 18-2311
|Opinion Judge:||PER CURIAM:|
|Party Name:||MARGARET REAVES, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. JOHN T. BENJAMIN, JR.; JAKE R. GARRIS; CECIL CAPPS, Cecil Capps Insurance and Realty Co.; PHILIP A. GLASS, Defendants - Appellees.|
|Attorney:||Margaret Reaves, Appellant Pro Se. John T. Benjamin, Jr., LAW OFFICE OF JOHN T. BENJAMIN, JR., PA, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Appellees.|
|Judge Panel:||Before WILKINSON, MOTZ, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.|
|Case Date:||April 22, 2019|
|Court:||United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit|
Submitted: April 18, 2019
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, at Raleigh. Louise W. Flanagan, District Judge. (5:18-cv-00221-FL)
Margaret Reaves, Appellant Pro Se. John T. Benjamin, Jr., LAW OFFICE OF JOHN T. BENJAMIN, JR., PA, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Appellees.
Before WILKINSON, MOTZ, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.
Dismissed and remanded by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
Margaret Reaves seeks to appeal the district court's order dismissing her civil complaint without prejudice. Before addressing the merits of Reaves' appeal, we first must be assured that we have jurisdiction. Porter v. Zook, 803 F.3d 694, 696 (4th Cir. 2015). We may exercise jurisdiction only over final orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1291 (2012), and certain interlocutory and collateral orders, 28 U.S.C. § 1292 (2012); Fed.R.Civ.P. 54(b); Cohen v. Beneficial Indus. Loan Corp., 337 U.S. 541, 545-47 (1949). The district court identified deficiencies in two of Reaves' claims that Reaves may be able to remedy by filing an amended complaint. In ruling on Reaves' claim against one Defendant regarding a prior foreclosure proceeding, the district court noted that Reaves failed to allege any actions taken by the Defendant with respect to that prior foreclosure proceeding. Additionally, the district court noted in ruling on Reaves' claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692-1692p (2012), that Reaves failed to allege specific misleading...
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