United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin
FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW
D. PETERSON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
above-captioned matter having come before the Court to be
heard, Honorable James D. Peterson, United States District
Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, presiding
without a jury, on February 26, 2019, the Plaintiff, United
States of America, having appeared by its attorney, the
Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District
of Wisconsin, and no appearance having been made on behalf of
the Defendants herein, except as may be noted on the record;
the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western
District of Wisconsin having duly entered the default of
Defendants Bradley J. Thompson, Emily Komosa, and Lac du
Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians; and the
United States having filed a Notice of Application for
Default and Motion for Default, with accompanying
Declarations; and it further appearing that due notice of
application and motion for judgment has been made to the
Defendants, and the Court having heard the matter, therefore
makes and files the following findings of fact and
conclusions of law constituting its decision in this action.
allegations set forth in the Complaint are accepted as true.
There is now due and unpaid on the Note and Mortgage held by
the United States as of February 26, 2019, the sums set forth
in Attachment A.
United States has incurred the following costs in this
action: See Attachment A.
proceedings have been had at law or otherwise for the
recovery of the sum secured by said Note and Mortgage.
leasehold mortgage premises are located at 3068 Cemetery
Road, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, and are more particularly
Located on the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, County of
Vilas, State of Wisconsin:
Lot 41, Pokegama Lake Trail Subdivision, located within N.W.
1/4 N.W. 1/4 Section 32, Township 41 North, Range 5 East,
Fourth Principal Meridian, containing 1.52 acres, more or
less, subject to all valid existing rights-of-way of record.
subject premises are abandoned, as that term is defined in
Wis.Stat. § 846.102(1).
Notice of the pendency of this action was duly given on
October 22, 2018, after the filing of the Complaint herein,
by filing a Notice of Lis Pendens in the office of the
Register of Deeds for Vilas County, Wisconsin. This was done
in the manner and form required by law, after the filing of
the complaint herein, and more than twenty (20) days prior to
the trial or other resolution of this action.
Defendants have not served an Answer or other response and
the Clerk of Court has duly entered the default of said