Collins v. Mr. Mitch

Filing 2

ORDER directing Clerk to provisionally file Complaint. The clerk is directed to mail Plaintiff a blank IFP application. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on December 9, 2013. (mll)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION J.C. OTIS COLLINS v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 4:13-cv-04118 MR. MITCH, Supervisor of River Ridge Treatment Center DEFENDANT ORDER J.C. Collins has submitted for filing in this district a pro se civil action. I find the Complaint should be provisionally filed prior to a determination regarding Plaintiff’s status as a pauper and service of process. The Clerk is DIRECTED to file the Complaint. Plaintiff failed to submit with his complaint an application to proceed in forma pauperis ("IFP"). The clerk is DIRECTED to mail Plaintiff a blank IFP application. Plaintiff is given until January 6, 2014, to either complete, sign, and return the IFP application to this court for review and filing or pay the $350 filing fee plus a $50 administrative fee. If the Plaintiff fails to return the completed IFP application or pay the $400 fee by January 6, 2014, the Complaint will become subject to summary dismissal for failure to obey an order of the Court. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of December 2013. /s/ Barry A. Bryant HON. BARRY A. BRYANT UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1

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