Paramo v. Fresno County Jail et al
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)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
SEBASTIAN J. PARAMO,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
(ECF No. 2)
FRESNO COUNTY JAIL, et al.,
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FRESNO
COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983 and has
requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 1915. Plaintiff has
made the showing required by ' 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed in
forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of
$350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly
payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month=s income credited to
Plaintiff=s trust account. The Sheriff of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department is
required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from Plaintiff=s account each time
the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing fee is paid in full. 28
U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(2).
In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS
HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperism (ECF No. 2) is
2. The Sheriff of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department or his designee
shall collect payments from Plaintiff=s prison trust account in an amount
equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the preceding month=s income credited to
the prisoner=s trust account and shall forward those payments to the Clerk
of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in
accordance with 28 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been
collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be
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
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
Financial Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California,
5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this Order, Plaintiff shall
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.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 24, 2014
Michael J. Seng
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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