T.O. et al v. County of Nevada et al

Filing 11

ORDER signed by Senior District Judge William B. Shubb on 05/10/2024 GRANTING 5 Plaintiffs' Petition for Appointment of Hannah Morris as their Guardian Ad Litem. (Nair, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 ----oo0oo---- 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 T.O., a minor through his Guardian Ad Litem Hannah Morris, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of AMY WAYNE MORRIS, Deceased, and S.O., a minor through his Guardian Ad Litem Hannah Morris, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of AMY WAYNE MORRIS, No. 2:24-cv-01131 WBS AC ORDER RE: PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN AD LITEM Plaintiffs, v. COUNTY OF NEVADA, a Governmental Entity; WELLPATH, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; SHERIFF SHANNON MOON; and DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, Defendants. 24 25 26 ----oo0oo---T.O. and S.O., the minor children of decedent Amy Wayne 27 Morris, bring this survival action against the County of Nevada, 28 Wellpath, LLC, and Sherriff Shannon Moon, for violations of 1 1 federal law in connection with Ms. Morris’s death while detained 2 in a Nevada County jail. 3 (Compl. (Docket No. 1).) Plaintiffs now request that Hannah Morris, who is their 4 aunt and sister to the deceased, be appointed their guardian ad 5 litem. 6 appointments have been raised. 7 demonstrates that: (1) T.O. and S.O. are minor children aged 15 8 and 14, respectively; (2) No general guardian has been appointed 9 for any of the minor plaintiffs and no previous petition for (Mot. (Docket No. 5).) No objections to these Further, plaintiffs’ motion 10 guardian ad litem has been filed in this matter; and (3) Hannah 11 Morris is a competent and reasonable person, qualified to become 12 the guardian ad litem of said minors, and consents to act in such 13 a capacity. 14 IT IS TEHREFORE ORDERED that plaintiffs’ petition for 15 appointment of Hannah Morris as their guardian ad litem (Docket 16 No. 5) be, and the same hereby is, GRANTED. 17 Dated: May 10, 2024 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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