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Stewart Mccray v. Howard Marc Spector

May 3, 2012

STEWART MCCRAY, PLAINTIFF,
v.
HOWARD MARC SPECTOR, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS RECEIVER, DEFENDANT.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: A. Joe Fish Senior United States District Judge

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER

Before the court is the defendant's motion to abstain and dismiss, or in the alternative, to stay the proceeding (docket entry 13). For the reasons set forth below, the motion is granted.

I. BACKGROUND

This case arises out of a divorce dispute in state court. The plaintiff, Stewart McCray ("McCray"), was the husband of Nikki Slaughter McCray ("Slaughter McCray"). Plaintiff's Verified Complaint ("Complaint") ¶¶ 2, 7 (docket entry 1). The defendant, Howard Marc Spector ("Spector"), serves as a court-appointed receiver in the state court divorce proceedings. Id. ¶¶ 3, 5.

McCray and Slaughter McCray were married in October of 2004. Id. ¶ 7. On February 12, 2009, McCray filed for divorce. Id. The Texas district court ordered the appointment of Spector as a receiver in the divorce proceedings in March of 2011. Id. ¶¶ 16, 20-21. These proceedings are still pending. Memorandum in Support of Defendant Howard Marc Spector's Motion to Abstain and Dismiss, or in the Alternative, Stay this Proceeding ("Motion Brief") at 2 (docket entry 14).

On January 6, 2012, McCray learned that Spector intended to seize two accounts with Gilder, Gagnon, and Howe ("the Guilder accounts"). Complaint ΒΆ 24. McCray claims that he and his mother own the Guilder accounts as joint tenants with rights of survivorship. Id. McCray contends that these accounts are pre-marital assets and therefore ...


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