Williams v. Pfieffer, et al.
ORDER Denying Plaintiff's Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis 12 and Requiring Plaintiff to Submit Signed Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis or Pay Filing Fee Within Thirty Days, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 7/31/17. 30-Day Deadline. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application & Instructions) (Gonzalez, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
DONALD LEE WILLIAMS,
C. PFIEFFER, et al.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00549-EPG (PC)
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S
APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA
PAUPERIS AND REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO
SUBMIT SIGNED APPLICATION TO PROCEED
IN FORMA PAUPERIS OR PAY FILING FEE
WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS
(ECF NO. 12)
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se with this civil rights action filed pursuant to
42 U.S.C. § 1983. On July 27, 2017, Plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis.
(ECF No. 12). However, Plaintiff=s application to proceed in forma pauperis was deficient in that
Plaintiff did not sign it. (Id. at 2). Each document submitted for filing must include the original
signature of the filing party or parties. Local Rule 131; F.R.C.P. 11(a).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is DENIED, without prejudice;
2. Within thirty (30) days of the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall complete
and return the enclosed application to proceed in forma pauperis, with Plaintiff's
original signature, or in the alternative, pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action;
3. Failure to comply with this order will result in dismissal of this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 31, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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