The opinion of the court was delivered by: David R. Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
JUDGMENT AND DECREE FOR FORFEITURE
A default having been entered as to Julie Chavez, and all interested parties in the above case on the 28th day of January, 2010, [Doc. 7], all in accordance with Rule 55 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and counsel for plaintiff having requested judgment against said defaulted defendants and having filed a proper motion with me as to the requested relief;
On the 25th day of August, 2009, a Verified Complaint for Forfeiture against the defendant, more further described as:
Real property located in Jefferson County, Illinois, and all attachments, improvements, and appurtenances thereto, more particularly described as follows:
The West 10 acres of the following described tracts of land:
Tract 1: The South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 24, Township 2 South, Range 1 West of the Third Principal Meridian Jefferson County, Illinois.
Tract 2: The Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24,
Township 2 South, Range 1 East of the Third Principal Meridian, except that part heretofore conveyed to the following:
A. Robert J. Hood and Joyce Ann Hood by Warranty Deed recorded February 25, 1982 in Cabinet 3, Drawer 2, as Instrument No. 2934;
B. Robert J. Hood and Joyce Ann Hood by Warranty Deed recorded June 20, 1980 in Cabinet 2, Drawer U, as Instrument No. 2934;
C. Robert J. Hood and Joyce Ann Hood by Warranty Deed recorded April 4, 1988 in Cabinet 3, Drawer 10 as Instrument No. 4969. Subject to a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress, which provides inter alia that the sellers grant unto the buyer and any other property for ingress and egress to be used by seller, buyer and any other party sellers should so select, 25 feet wide, said strip lying between land currently owned by Maurice Schmidt and by Robert J. Hood and Joyce Ann Hood. Any decision to improve this easement will be made by the seller with the buyer paying his proportionate share of the expense of its improvement. Nothing contained within this grant requires the seller to make an improvement to the easement strip; and
D. And the East 402 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24, Township 2 South, Range 1 East, being a tract conveyed to Maurice Schmidt.
Together with an easement for ingress and egress across the remaining part of parcel owned by Debra Jewel Woolever, wherever access is the easiest.
Except all coal, oil, gas and other minerals as heretofore conveyed, reserved or excepted of records, situated ...