First, you should not represent yourself in federal court. If you have a claim, you should likely be able to find an attorney. Obviously I have no idea whether you should dismiss a defendant . However, to do so, you should file a notice od dismissal without prejudice with respect to that defendant only. Look at Federal Civil Rule 41 closely before you do so. It may be that you will need all parties who have appeared in the action sign a stipulation of dismissal. Make sure it is limited to that defendant only.
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I agree with Attorney Harrington's answer. You should have an attorney represent you in federal court because the decision whether or not to dismiss one or multiple defendants is highly fact specific. If you do dismiss any defendants, do so without prejudice. It's unclear from your question whether you feel that you need to remove the defendant or defendants because a motion to dismiss was filed. You stated that you filed an opposition, so has there been any ruling on that yet? Is there a reason why you cannot sue one or all of the defendants? You really should consult an attorney admitted to practice in federal court. Best of luck.
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I agree with others. Don't represent yourself, it's a bad idea.
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