Petersen v. Tulare County Superior Court et al
ORDER DENYING 3 Motion to Proceed IFP and Requiring Plaintiff to File Long Form Application Within Twenty (20) Days signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 2/10/2015. (Attachments: # 1 Long Form IFP Application). (Jessen, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER DENYING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND
REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO FILE LONG
Case No. 1:15-cv-00209---SAB
TULARE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, et
ECF NO. 3
TWENTY DAY DEADLINE
Plaintiff Randi Petersen (“Plaintiff”), appearing pro se in this action, filed the complaint
in this action on February 9, 2015. (ECF No. 1.) Plaintiff did not pay the filing fee in this action
and instead filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
However, Plaintiff’s application is incomplete. Plaintiff provided no response to the questions
pertaining to Plaintiff’s “[o]ther income.” Plaintiff also indicated that she lives in a household
with two other people and share the cost of expenses. Plaintiff did not provide any information
with respect to the income of the other members of her household.
Accordingly, the Court will order Plaintiff to complete and file an Application to Proceed
in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) – AO 239. If Plaintiff is
unwilling to complete and submit the long form application, Plaintiff must pay the filing fee in
Based upon the foregoing, it is HEREBY ORDERED that:
Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is DENIED without prejudice;
The Clerk of the Court is directed to forward an Application to Proceed in District
Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) – AO 239 to Plaintiff;
Within twenty (20) days of the date of this order, Plaintiff shall either (1) pay the
$400.00 filing fee for this action, or (2) complete and file the enclosed
Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long
Form) – AO 239; and
If Plaintiff fails to comply with this order, this action shall be dismissed.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
February 10, 2015
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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