Fifer v. Phoenix, City of et al

Filing 8

ORDER that within 30 days of the date this Order is filed, Pla must file a completed and signed Certificate, using the Certificate form provided with this Order, certifying that Pla's signature on the Certificate shall serve as an original signa ture on his Amended Complaint for the purposes Rule 3.4(a) of the Local Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. If Pla fails to file, within 30 days, a completed and signed Certificate on the form provided with t his Order, the Clerk of Court must strike Pla's Amended Complaint and enter a judgment of dismissal of this action without prejudice and without further notice to Pla. The Clerk of Court must mail Pla a Certificate form. Signed by Judge Robert C Broomfield on 10/28/10. (KMG)

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--JRI Fifer v. Phoenix, City of et al Doc. 8 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 WO IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Richard Theodore Fifer, Plaintiff, vs. City of Phoenix, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. CV 10-1727-PHX-RCB (JRI) ORDER On August 13, 2010, Plaintiff Richard Theodore Fifer, who is confined in the Arizona State Prison Complex-Yuma, filed a pro se civil rights Complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 and an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. On September 23, 2010, the Court granted the Application and dismissed the Complaint with leave to amend. On October 14, 2010, Plaintiff filed a First Amended Complaint (Doc. 7). I. First Amended Complaint is not signed All pleadings must be signed by the party if the party is not represented by an attorney. Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a) and LRCiv 3.4(a), 7.1(b)(1). An unsigned pleading must be stricken unless omission of the signature is corrected promptly after being called to the attention of the party. Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a). Plaintiff's Amended Complaint is unsigned. Therefore, Plaintiff will be permitted 30 days from the filing date of this Order to submit a completed and signed Certificate, using the Certificate form included with this Order, certifying that Plaintiff's signature on the Certificate shall serve as an original signature on his Amended Complaint for the purposes Dockets.Justia.com 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 of Rule 3.4(a) of the Local Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. II. Warnings A. Address Changes Plaintiff must file and serve a notice of a change of address in accordance with Rule 83.3(d) of the Local Rules of Civil Procedure. Plaintiff must not include a motion for other relief with a notice of change of address. Failure to comply may result in dismissal of this action. B. Copies Plaintiff must submit an additional copy of every filing for use by the Court. See LRCiv 5.4. Failure to comply may result in the filing being stricken without further notice to Plaintiff. C. Possible Dismissal If Plaintiff fails to timely comply with every provision of this Order, including these warnings, the Court may dismiss this action without further notice. Ferdik v. Bonzelet, 963 F.2d 1258, 1260-61 (9th Cir. 1992) (a district court may dismiss an action for failure to comply with any order of the Court). IT IS ORDERED: (1) Within 30 days of the date this Order is filed, Plaintiff must file a completed and signed Certificate, using the Certificate form provided with this Order, certifying that Plaintiff's signature on the Certificate shall serve as an original signature on his Amended Complaint for the purposes Rule 3.4(a) of the Local Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (2) If Plaintiff fails to file, within 30 days, a completed and signed Certificate on the form provided with this Order, the Clerk of Court must strike Plaintiff's Amended Complaint and enter a judgment of dismissal of this action without prejudice and without further notice to Plaintiff. .... -2- 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 (3) The Clerk of Court must mail Plaintiff a Certificate form. DATED this 28th day of October, 2010. -3- 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 ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ (Your Name and Address) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Richard Theodore Fifer, Plaintiff, vs. City of Phoenix, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. CV10-1727-PHX-RCB (JRI) CERTIFICATE I, Richard Theodore Fifer, hereby certify: I have read the pro se Amended Complaint (Doc. 7) filed by me on October 14, 2010, and to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, formed after an inquiry reasonable under the circumstances: (1) it is not being presented for any improper purpose, such as to harass or to cause unnecessary delay or needless increase in the cost of litigation; (2) the claims, defenses, and other legal contentions therein are warranted by existing law or by a nonfrivolous argument for the extension, modification, or reversal of existing law or the establishment of new law; (3) the allegations and other factual contentions have evidentiary support or, if specifically so identified, are likely to have evidentiary support after a reasonable opportunity for further investigation or discovery; and -4- 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 (4) the denials of factual contentions are warranted on the evidence or, if specifically so identified, are reasonably based on a lack of information or belief. I further certify that my signature on this document shall serve as an original signature on the above-referenced Amended Complaint for the purposes of Local Rule of Civil Procedure 3.4(a) and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. EXECUTED on this______day of______________________________, 2010. (Signature of Plaintiff) Richard Theodore Fifer -5-

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