Dixon, Jr. v. Alvarez et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP ; ORDER DIRECTING Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by the Fresno County Jail, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 03/9/17. (60-Day Deadline) (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Martin-Gill, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
1:17-cv-00316 MJS (PC)
MITCHELL DIXON, JR.,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
A. ALVAREZ, et al.,
(ECF No. 2)
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY
THE FRESNO COUNTY JAIL
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. Fresno County Jail 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 pauperis is GRANTED;
2. The Sheriff of the Fresno County Jail 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 the Sheriff of the Fresno County Jail,
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.
5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall
District Court, Eastern District of California,
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
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 9, 2017
Michael J. Seng
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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