Stephens v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER denying re 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, and MOTION for Service. Plaintiff has failed to comply with the order 4 by the specific date of 12/2/2011, to provide more information on his in forma pauperis application. As such plaintiff's motion to proceed in forma pauperis is DENIED. Plaintiff is further directed to tender the filing fee of $350.00 by January 3, 2012. If plaintiff fails to comply his complaint will become subject to summary dismissal for failure to obey a court order. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on December 20, 2011. (sh) Modified on 12/20/2011 to add text. (sh).
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ROGER KAY STEPHENS
CIVIL NO. 11-3118
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
On November 18, 2011, Plaintiff submitted a complaint for filing in this district, together
with a request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”). ECF Nos. 1, 2. An order was
issued directing Plaintiff to provide more information on his IFP application by December 2,
2011. ECF No. 4. Plaintiff failed to comply with the order by the specified date, nor did he
request additional time to submit his amended IFP application. As such, Plaintiff’s motion to
proceed IFP is denied.
Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed IFP is DENIED. Plaintiff is directed
to tender the filing fee of $350 by January 3, 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 20th day of December 2011.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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