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This Motion is filed on an Ex Parte basis in that JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “Defendant”) never filed a response to the Summons and Complaint or an appearance in the adversary matter. The request for relief herein is ministerial in nature Cusano v. Klein, 264 F.3d 936, 948 (9th Cir.2001) (“The mere reopening of a bankruptcy case is a ministerial act that ‘lacks independent legal significance and determines nothing with respect to the merits of the case.”) (citation omitted). Cause exists to file this motion on an ex parte basis and to grant the relief requested by the Plaintiffs herein. The Debtors’ motion is as follows:
Also, check out section 350 of the Code.