Ruffner v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis and 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 th e defendant by certified mail, return receipt requested, as well 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.. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on February 28, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
CIVIL NO. 12-2044
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. 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 28th day of February 2012:
Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is 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 Mark W. Webb,
Assistant 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
HONORABLE JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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