Smith v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER directing plaintiff to submit an amended 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by 2/19/13. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on February 5, 2013. (lw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
CIVIL NO. 13-2038
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 his wife works two full-time jobs to help pay
bills. ECF No. 2. However, Plaintiff did not indicate the nature of his wife’s employment or her
salary. As such, Plaintiff is directed to submit an amended IFP application providing more
specific information regarding his sources of income. Plaintiff is directed to file his amended
IFP application by February 19, 2013. 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
IT IS SO ORDERED this 5th day of February 2013.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HONORABLE JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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