Richardson v. Tri-State Iron and Metal Co.

Filing 6

ORDER granting #4 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis (42:1983); granting #4 Motion for Service and DIRECTING SERVICE on Tri-State Iron and Metal Co. Defendant is to answer within 21 days from the date of service. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on August 20, 2019. (cc: U.S. Marshals Service)(mll)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION REGINALD RICHARDSON v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 4:19-cv-04095 TRI-STATE IRON and METAL CO. DEFENDANT ORDER Before the Court is Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis ("IFP") and Motion for Service. ECF No. 4. Plaintiff is a prisoner in the Arkansas Department of Corrections and has filed a civil suit and seeks to proceed In Forma Pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. Plaintiff has made the showing required by § 1915(a), and accordingly, the IFP application is GRANTED. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the filing fee of $400.00 for this action, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1), and he is obligated to make monthly payments in the amount of twenty percent (20%) of the preceding months income credited to his prison trust account, 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(2). The Director of the Arkansas Department of Corrections is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from Plaintiff's trust account each time the amount exceeds $10.00, until the filing fee is paid in full. The Court also GRANTS Plaintiff's Motion for Service. This Court directs the U.S. Marshal to serve a copy of the Complaint filed on August 19, 2019 (ECF No. 1) and a copy of this order on Defendant by serving Defendant at the follow address: Tri-State Iron and Metal Co. 1725 East 19th Texarkana, Arkansas 71854 without prepayment of fees and costs or security thereof. Defendant is ordered to answer within twenty-one (21) days from the date of service. The Clerk is directed to prepare and issue a summons and a USM 285. IT IS SO ORDERED this 20th day of August 2019. Barry A. Bryant /s/ HON. BARRY A. BRYANT U. S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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