Crowden v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 5

ORDER granting 2 Motion for Service and DIRECTING SERVICE on Social Security Administration Commissioner. The plaintiff is directed to serve a copy of the complaint and this order on the defendant by certified mail, return receipt requested, as we ll as the US Attorney General and US Attorney for Western District/Arkansas without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is to answer within 60 days from the date of service; granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on February 19, 2013. (lw)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION KEVIN CROWDEN v. PLAINTIFF CIVIL NO. 13-2052 CAROLYN W. COLVIN1, Commissioner Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER Plaintiff has submitted a complaint for filing in this district, together with a request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and a motion for service. ECF. Nos. 1, 2. After review, it is found that Plaintiff is unable to pay for the costs of commencement of suit and, accordingly, the following order is entered this 19th day of February 2013: Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and motion for service is hereby granted. The court directs that a copy of the complaint, along with a copy of this order, be served by Plaintiff by certified mail, return receipt requested, on Defendant, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, as well as Eric H. Holder, Jr., U.S. Attorney General, and Conner Eldridge, U.S. Attorney, without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is ordered to answer within sixty (60) days from the date of service. IT IS SO ORDERED. /s/ J. Marschewski HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI CHIEF U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 Carolyn W. Colvin became the Social Security Commissioner on February 14, 2013. Pursuant to Rule 25(d)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Carolyn W. Colvin has been substituted for Commissioner Michael J. Astrue as the defendant in this suit. AO72A (Rev. 8/82)