Paramo v. Fresno County Jail et al

Filing 4

ORDER Granting 2 Motion to Proceed in Forma Pauperis and ORDER Directing Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by Fresno County Sheriff's Department, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 6/24/14. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Verduzco, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 12 13 14 1:14-cv-00966-MJS (PC) SEBASTIAN J. PARAMO, 11 ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS (ECF No. 2) Plaintiff, v. FRESNO COUNTY JAIL, et al., and Defendant. ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT 15 16 17 18 Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983 and has 19 requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 1915. Plaintiff has 20 made the showing required by ' 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed in 21 forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of 22 $350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly 23 payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month=s income credited to 24 Plaintiff=s trust account. The Sheriff of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department is 25 required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from Plaintiff=s account each time 26 the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing fee is paid in full. 28 27 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(2). 28 In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS 1 1 HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperism (ECF No. 2) is 2 3 GRANTED; 2. The Sheriff of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department or his designee 4 5 shall collect payments from Plaintiff=s prison trust account in an amount 6 equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the preceding month=s income credited to 7 the prisoner=s trust account and shall forward those payments to the Clerk 8 of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in 9 accordance with 28 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been 10 collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be 11 clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this Order and a copy 12 13 14 of Plaintiff=s in forma pauperis application on Sheriff of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department, via the court's electronic case filing system (CM/ECF). 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this Order on the 15 16 17 Financial Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division. 5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this Order, Plaintiff shall 18 19 20 submit a certified copy of his prison trust account statement for the six-month period immediately preceding the filing of the Complaint, if Plaintiff has not already done so. 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 Dated: June 24, 2014 /s/ Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 25 26 27 28 2

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