Munoz v. Watsonville Community Hospital et al

Filing 121

ORDER GRANTING 111 MOTION TO APPOINT GUARDIAN AD LITEM. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 7/20/2017. (blflc4, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/20/2017)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 SAN JOSE DIVISION 6 7 RAFAEL MUNOZ, ET AL., Plaintiffs, 8 9 10 11 Case No. 15-cv-00932-BLF ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO APPOINT GUARDIAN AD LITEM v. WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, et al., United States District Court Northern District of California Defendants. 12 13 Before the Court is Plaintiff Rafael Munoz’s motion to appoint himself as guardian ad 14 litem for Plaintiff J.M., a minor. ECF 111. Mr. Rafael Munoz is J.M.’s father and legal guardian, 15 and declares that he has no interests adverse to J.M., and that the appointment is intended for this 16 litigation only. See ECF 113. Having considered Plaintiff Munoz’s submissions, the Court finds 17 the matter appropriate for submission without a hearing and Mr. Rafael Munoz a suitable 18 representative for J.M.’s interests in this action. Accordingly, the Court GRANTS the motion to 19 appoint guardian ad litem for purposes of this action, and VACATES the hearing scheduled for 20 this motion. Civ. L.R. 7-11(b). 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: July 20, 2017 ______________________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge

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