UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 19, 2009
OSCAR CRUZ, PLAINTIFF,
MIKE KNOWLES, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE PLAINTIFF'S SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST (Document 32)
Plaintiff Oscar Cruz ("Plaintiff"), proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed the instant civil rights action on February 19, 2008. On May 1, 2009, Defendants filed a suggestion of death upon the record, stating that Plaintiff died during the pendency of this action. The attached Certificate of Death indicates that Plaintiff died on March 18, 2009.
On June 2, 2009, Plaintiff's mother, Maria del Rosario Corona, moved timely under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 25 for an order substituting her as the plaintiff in this action. The motion and Ms. Corona's declaration establishes that she is entitled to substitute in as Plaintiff in this action.
Accordingly, Maria del Rosario Corona's motion is GRANTED and she SHALL BE SUBSTITUTED in as the Plaintiff in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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