RAGLAND v. LANIGAN et al
MEMORANDUM ORDER granting 12 Motion to Amend and the Clerk shall replace Ms. Quinones with Debra Quinones as a named deft in the caption and on the docket; ORDERED that the Clerk shall issue a summons and the U.S. Marshal shall serve the summons and a copy of the complaint 1 , a copy of the 6/4/2014 Opinion and Order 7 & 8 and this Memorandum Order upon deft, etc. Signed by Judge Robert B. Kugler on 8/16/2014. (dmr)(n.m.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
Civ. No. 14-0458 (RBK) (KMW)
COMMISSIONER GARY M. LANIGAN, et al.
On June 4, 2014, the Court proceeded the complaint in part against defendants Gary
Lanigan, Evelyn Davis and Ms. Quinones 1 on plaintiff’s due process claim. The Clerk was then
ordered to issue summons and the U.S. Marshal was ordered to serve the summons and copies of
the complaint on the three defendants. On July 23, 2014, the summons as to Ms. Quinones was
returned as unexecuted as it did not include her full name. Subsequently, plaintiff has submitted
a motion to amend his complaint so that it includes the full name of this defendant as Debra
Quinones. The Court will grant this motion to amend.
Accordingly, IT IS on this 16th day of August, 2014,
ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion to amend (Dkt. No. 12.) is granted and the Clerk shall
replace Ms. Quinones with Debra Quinones as a named defendant in the caption on the docket;
and it is further;
ORDERED that pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(d), the Clerk shall issue a summons and
the U.S. Marshal shall serve the summons, a copy of the complaint (Dkt. No. 1.), a copy of June
4, 2014 Opinion and Order (Dkt. Nos. 7 & 8.) and this Memorandum Order upon defendant
Debra Quinones, with all costs of service advanced by the United States; and it is further
The original complaint did not include the first name of defendant Quinones.
ORDERED that pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(g)(2), defendant Debra Quinones shall
file and serve a responsive pleading within the time specified by FED. R. CIV. P. 12; and it is
ORDERED that the Clerk shall serve the Opinion and Order on plaintiff by regular U.S.
s/Robert B. Kugler
ROBERT B. KUGLER
United States District Judge
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