USA v. Mosby

Filing 35

ORDER granting 24 Motion to Strike 22 Answer to Complaint filed by CYL. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 12/3/09. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. LORI A. MOSBY, T.M., a minor, CHANGE YOUR LIFE, INC. PULASKI COUNTY, and MELVIN LACEY ORDER The government's motion to strike the answer of Change Your Life, Inc. ("CYL") (Doc. No. 24) is granted. Corporations, such as CYL, cannot appear in court without counsel, and defendant Lori A. Mosby, who is not a licensed lawyer, filed the answer on behalf of CYL. Mosby cannot represent CYL and the answer she filed on CYL's behalf is therefore void. Ackra Direct Marketing Corp. v. Fingerhut Corp., 86 F.3d 852, 857 (8th Cir. 1996). The government's motion to strike the answer filed on behalf of CYL (Doc. No. 24) is therefore granted. IT IS SO ORDERED THIS 3rd day of December, 2009. CASE NO. 4:09-CV-353 BSM P LAINTIFF DEFENDANTS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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