Section 6-7-100

Substitution pending an action - Guardian for next friend.

If the action is not for a personal injury to the ward, whether the ward is a minor or a person of unsound mind, on the appointment of a guardian pending an action, such guardian may, on application, be substituted for the next friend, and the action must proceed in the name of the guardian for the use of the ward.

(Code 1867, §2528; Code 1876, §2895; Code 1886, §2581; Code 1896, §19; Code 1907, §2478; Code 1923, §5688; Code 1940, T. 7, §104.)