IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
August 19, 2009
CHANDLER ENSKAT, AND SHARON ENSKAT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND FOR CHANDLER ENSKAT, A MINOR, PLAINTIFFS,
BONNIE K. HITZEMANN, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge
Before the Court is plaintiff Sharon Enskat's Motion for Appointment of Next Friend. (Doc. 4).*fn1
Plaintiff Sharon Enskat moves the Court to appoint her as the Next Friend of her son, Chandler Enskat, for the purpose of prosecuting this action. The Court will grant the motion, although it was not necessary to file same. As the minor plaintiff is represented, Fed.R.Civ.P. 17(c)(2), to which plaintiff cites, does not apply.
For good cause shown, plaintiffs' Motion for Appointment of Next Friend (Doc. 4) is GRANTED. Sharon Enskat is appointed Next Friend of her son, Chandler Enskat, for the purpose of prosecuting this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD U. S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE