Hevel v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER re 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, the court directs the Plaintiff is to submit an amended IFP application providing more specific information regarding his spouse's employment and income, on or before January 25, 2012. Should Plaintiff fail to comply within the required time period, his complaint will become subject to summary dismissal for failure to obey a court order. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on January 11, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
GARY D. HEVEL
CIVIL NO. 12-2011
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
Plaintiff has submitted a complaint for filing in this district, together with a request for
leave to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”). ECF Nos. 1, 2. The undersigned finds that more
information is needed to rule on Plaintiff’s IFP application.
Plaintiff’s IFP application indicates that he has a spouse who is not dependent on him for
support. ECF No. 2, at 2. However, Plaintiff does not state if his spouse is employed, and, if
so, the nature of her employment and income. The court finds this information relevant under
Section 3(f) of Plaintiff’s IFP application. As such, Plaintiff is directed to submit an amended
IFP application providing more specific information regarding his spouse’s employment and
financial contribution. Plaintiff is directed to file his amended IFP application on or before
January 25, 2012. Should Plaintiff fail to comply within the required period of time, his
complaint will become subject to summary dismissal for failure to obey a court order
IT IS SO ORDERED this 11th day of January 2012.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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