Linda Louise Bourgeois v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER by Judge Dale S. Fischer DISMISSING Action for Failing to Pay Filing Fee #7 . See Order for specifics. (Made JS-6. Case Terminated.) (jp)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
LINDA LOUISE BOURGEOIS,
ED CV 23-0590 DSF (ADS)
Order DISMISSING Action for
Failing to Pay Filing Fee
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
All parties instituting a civil action, suit, or proceeding in a district
court of the United States must pay a filing fee. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a).
An action may proceed despite a party’s failure to pay the filing fee only
if the party is granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis under 28
U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1).
On April 4, 2023, Plaintiff filed a Complaint challenging the
denial of Social Security benefits along with an accompanying request
to proceed in forma pauperis (“Request”). (Dkts. 1, 4). On April 18,
2023, the Court denied the Request and directed Plaintiff to pay the
full filing fee within thirty (30) days. (Dkt. 7).
To date, Plaintiff has not paid the filing fee or otherwise responded
to the Court’s order requiring her to do so.
Accordingly, this action is DISMISSED without prejudice. See, e.g.,
Roberts v. Soc. Sec. Dep’t, 2022 WL 4088755, at *2 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 6,
2022) (action may be dismissed without prejudice where plaintiff fails
to establish in forma pauperis status and does not pay the required
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Date: May 23, 2023
United States District Judge
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