Guillen v. Ryan

Filing 4

ORDER denying 3 Petitioner's Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Petitioner must either pay the $5.00 filing fee or file an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis no later than 30 days from the date this Order is filed. The C lerk of Court must enter a dismissal of this action without prejudice if within 30 days from the date this Order is filed Petitioner fails either to pay the $5.00 filing fee or to file an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. The Clerk of Court must forthwith provide Petitioner with the current court-approved form for filing an application to proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Judge Mary H Murguia on 5/17/10.(TLJ)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 WO SC IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Karl L. Guillen, Petitioner, vs. Charles Ryan, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. CV 10-0809-PHX-MHM (LOA) ORDER Petitioner Karl L. Guillen, who is confined in the Arizona State Prison ComplexEyman, Special Management Unit I, in Florence, Arizona, has filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. (Doc.# 1.)1 Petitioner has not paid the $5.00 filing fee, see 28 U.S.C. 1914, or filed a proper Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. (Doc.# 3.) If Petitioner has $25.00 or more in his inmate account, he will not be permitted to proceed in forma pauperis under Local Rule of Civil Procedure 3.5(b). In light of the lack of payment of the filing fee or submission of a properly completed application to proceed in forma pauperis, the Court will allow Petitioner 30 days either to pay the fee or apply to proceed in forma pauperis. I. Failure to Pay Filing Fee Rule 3.5(b) of the Local Rules of Civil Procedure requires that "[i]f a habeas corpus petitioner desires to prosecute the petition in forma pauperis, the petitioner shall file an application to proceed [in forma pauperis] on a form approved by the Court, accompanied 1 "Doc.#" refers to the docket number of documents filed in this case. JDDL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 JDDL by a certification of the warden or other appropriate officer of the institution in which the petitioner is confined as to the amount of money or securities on deposit to the petitioner's credit." Rule 3.5(b) also requires payment of the $5.00 filing fee if a petitioner has in excess of $25.00 in his inmate account. II. Petitioner's Application is Deficient Although Petitioner has submitted an in forma pauperis application and completed his portion of the application, Petitioner has not had the "Certificate of Correctional Official as to Status of Applicant's Trust Account" section completed. Because Petitioner has not paid the $5.00 filing fee or filed a properly completed Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, Petitioner will be given 30 days from the date this Order is filed either to pay the $5.00 filing fee or to file a completed Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis using the form included with this Order. III. Warnings A. Address Changes Petitioner must file and serve a notice of a change of address 10 days before the move is effective, if practicable. See LRCiv 83.3(d). Petitioner may not include a motion for other relief with a notice of change of address. Failure to comply may result in dismissal. B. Copies Petitioner must submit an additional copy of every filing for use by the Court. LRCiv 5.4. The Court may strike any filing that fails to comply with these requirements. C. Possible Dismissal Petitioner is warned that failure to timely comply with every provision of this Order, including these warnings, may result in dismissal of this action without further notice. See Ferdik v. Bonzelet, 963 F.2d 1258, 1260-61 (9th Cir. 1992) (district court may dismiss action for failure to comply with any order of the Court). IT IS ORDERED: (1) (Doc.# 3.) -2Petitioner's in forma pauperis application filed with his Petition is denied. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 JDDL (2) Petitioner must either pay the $5.00 filing fee or file an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis no later than 30 days from the date this Order is filed. (3) The Clerk of Court must enter dismissal of this action without prejudice and without further notice to Petitioner, if within 30 days from the date this Order is filed, Petitioner fails either to pay the $5.00 filing fee or to file an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. (4) The Clerk of Court must forthwith provide Petitioner with the current court- approved form for filing an application to proceed in forma pauperis. DATED this 17th day of May, 2010. -3-

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