D. v. Santa Cruz County et al

Filing 27

ORDER GRANTING 4 MOTION TO APPOINT GUARDIAN AD LITEM. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 9/16/2016.(blflc4S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/16/2016)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 SAN JOSE DIVISION 6 7 K. D., Case No. 16-cv-03226-BLF Plaintiff, 8 v. ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO APPOINT GUARDIAN AD LITEM 9 10 COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ, et al., [Re: ECF 4] Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion to appoint Mr. James De La Peña as guardian ad 14 litem for Plaintiff K.D., a minor. Mr. De La Peña is K.D.’s paternal grandfather and foster parent, 15 and declares that he has no interests adverse to K.D., and that the appointment is intended for this 16 litigation only. See ECF 4-1. Having considered Plaintiff’s submissions, the Court finds the 17 matter appropriate for submission without a hearing and Mr. De La Peña a suitable representative 18 for K.D.’s interests in this action. Accordingly, the Court GRANTS the motion to appoint 19 guardian ad litem for purposes of this action, and VACATES the hearing scheduled for September 20 29, 2016. Civ. L.R. 7-11(b). 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: September 16, 2016 ______________________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge

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