Smith v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 5

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)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION GARY SMITH v. PLAINTIFF CIVIL NO. 13-2038 MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER 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 order. IT IS SO ORDERED this 5th day of February 2013. /s/ J. Marschewski HONORABLE JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE AO72A (Rev. 8/82)

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