Duran et al v. AT&T et al
ORDER REQUIRING Plaintiff's to File Long Form Application, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 6/13/17. Twenty Day Deadline. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application Long Form))(Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JOHN DURAN, et al.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00738-DAD-SAB
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFFS TO
FILE LONG FORM APPLICATION
(ECF Nos. 2, 4, 5)
AT&T, et al.,
TWENTY DAY DEADLINE
Plaintiffs John Duran and Rosemary Duran (“Plaintiff”), appearing pro se in this action,
18 filed a complaint May 30,2017. (ECF No. 1.) Plaintiffs did not pay the filing fee in this action
19 and instead filed a motion to proceed in forma pauperis.
Plaintiffs did not provide any
20 information by which the Court could determine if they were entitled to proceed in forma
21 pauperis so an order issued requiring Plaintiffs to file an application to proceed in forma pauperis
22 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
On June 9, 2017, Plaintiffs filed separate applications to proceed in forma pauperis. The
24 2017 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 contiguous states for a household of two is $16,240.00. 2017
25 Poverty Guidelines, located at https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines (last visited June 13,
26 2017). Based upon the applications filed, it appears that Plaintiffs are well above the poverty
27 level with a household income in excess of $3,000.00 per month, which would place their
28 household income above $36,000.00 per year. Further, John Duran’s application states that he
1 contributes the majority of his income for the support of his spouse.
Accordingly, the Court will order Plaintiffs to complete and file an Application to
3 Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) – AO 239. If Plaintiffs
4 are unwilling to complete and submit the long form application, Plaintiffs must pay the filing fee
5 in full.
Based upon the foregoing, it is HEREBY ORDERED that:
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 each plaintiff;
Within twenty (20) days of the date of this order, Plaintiffs 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 Plaintiffs fail to comply with this order, this action shall be dismissed.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 13, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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