Bell-Hawes v. King et al

Filing 9

ORDER granting 8 Motion to Dismiss Case and 8 Motion to Withdraw Luther O'Neal Sutter as plaintiffs counsel; Case dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on August 3, 2012. (cnn)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HOT SPRINGS DIVISION MELANIE BELL-HAWES VS. PLAINTIFF CASE NO. 6:12-cv-6009 TAYLOR KING, TERRY KING, and TAYLOR KING & ASSOCIATES DEFENDANTS ORDER Before the Court is a Motion to Withdraw and Motion to Dismiss (ECF No. 8) filed on behalf of Plaintiff and Plaintiff’s counsel. Due to a conflict of interest, Plaintiff’s counsel, Luther O’Neal Sutter, requests that he be allowed to withdraw as counsel for Plaintiff. Further, Mr. Sutter states that Plaintiff has instructed him to request that her case be dismisses without prejudice.1 The Court has been notified that Defendants do not object to the motion. The Court finds this matter ripe for consideration. Upon consideration, the Court finds that good cause for the motion has been shown. Accordingly, the motion (ECF No. 8) should be and hereby is GRANTED. Luther O’Neal Sutter is hereby relieved as attorney of record for Plaintiff. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(2), Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1) is hereby DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. IT IS SO ORDERED, this 3rd day of August, 2012. /s/ Susan O. Hickey Hon. Susan O. Hickey United States District Judge 1 Counsel also states that Plaintiff’s request for dismissal is being made against his advice.

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