Plechner v. State of Washington

Filing 10

ORDER granting 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis signed by Judge Karen L Strombom.(MET)cc: petitioner

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA 6 7 8 RICHARD PLECHNER, Petitioner, 9 10 CASE NO. C14-5321 RBL-KLS ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. 11 STATE OF WASHINGTON, 12 Respondent. 13 14 This is a federal habeas action filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Petitioner has submitted an 15 application seeking leave to proceed with this action in forma pauperis. Petitioner’s application 16 demonstrates that he is unable to afford the $5.00 filing fee. Petitioner’s application to proceed 17 in forma pauperis (Dkt. 6) is therefore GRANTED. The Clerk is directed to file petitioner’s 18 petition for writ of habeas corpus without the prepayment of fees. The Clerk is further directed 19 to send a copy of this Order to petitioner. 20 Dated this 4th day of June, 2014. 21 A 22 Karen L. Strombom United States Magistrate Judge 23 ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS - 1