Bewley v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER granting 5 Plaintiff's Motion to Transfer Case. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on October 22, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
JANIE M. BEWLEY
CIVIL NO. 12-2194
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Now on this 22nd day of October 2012, comes on for consideration Plaintiff’s motion to transfer.
ECF No. 5. As Plaintiff resides in London, Pope County, Arkansas, she requests that this matter be
transferred to the Eastern District of Arkansas.
The Court finds that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case to the
United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas. Venue would be proper in the Eastern District
of Arkansas, as Plaintiff was a resident of London, Arkansas when her Complaint was filed. See 28
U.S.C. § 1406(a)(allowing district court to transfer case which has been filed in the incorrect district to
transfer the case to the district where it could have been brought); 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
The Clerk of Court is directed to TRANSFER PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the United
States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, 600 West Capitol # 402, Little Rock, Arkansas,
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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