Govan v. Security National Financial Corporation, et al

Filing 43

ORDER granting 35 Motion to Amend/Correct. Plaintiff shall have until 8/6/2010 to file his amended complaint. Signed by Judge David G Campbell on 8/3/2010.(NVO)

Download PDF
Govan v. Security National Financial Corporation, et al Doc. 43 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 WO IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) Security National Financial Corporation, ) a Utah corporation; Crystal Rose Funeral ) Home, Inc., an Arizona corporation; and ) ) Greer-Wilson Funeral Home, Inc., an ) Arizona corporation, ) ) Defendants. ) ) Taloren Govan, No. CV-10-0057-PHX-DGC ORDER Plaintiff commenced this employment law action by filing a complaint against Defendants on January 8, 2010. Doc. 1. Plaintiff has filed a timely motion for leave to amend his complaint pursuant to Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Doc. 35. He seeks to add allegations that Defendants further reduced his compensation and demoted him in retaliation for having filed an EEOC charge of race discrimination. Id. at 1-2; see Doc. 22 at 2, 6. No opposition has been filed, and the time for doing so has expired. See LRCiv 7.2(c); Fed. R. Civ. P. 6(d). Rule 15 makes clear that the Court "should freely give leave [to amend] when justice so requires." Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(2). The policy in favor of leave to amend must not only be heeded, see Foman v. Davis, 371 U.S. 178, 182 (1962), it must also be applied with extreme liberality, see Owens v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., 244 F.3d 708, 880 (9th Cir. 2001). Pursuant to Rule 15(a)(2), and in the interest of justice, the Court will grant Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Plaintiff leave to amend. Plaintiff shall file the proposed amended complaint (see Doc. 35-2) by August 6, 2010. IT IS ORDERED: 1. 2. Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint (Doc. 35) is granted. Plaintiff shall have until August 6, 2010 to file his amended complaint. DATED this 3rd day of August, 2010. -2-

Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.


Why Is My Information Online?