Cavanaugh v. Youngblood et al

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING Plaintiff's 2 Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis and DIRECTING the Clerk to Issue New Case Documents, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 6/23/17. (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PATRICK J. CAVANAUGH, Plaintiffs, 12 13 14 v. DONNY YOUNGBLOOD, et al., Defendants. 15 16 17 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 1:17-cv-0832- DAD - JLT ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND DIRECTING THE CLERK TO ISSUE NEW CASE DOCUMENTS (Doc. 2) Patrick Cavanaugh initiated this action by filing a complaint and motion to proceed in forma 18 pauperis on June 21, 2015. (Docs. 1, 2) The Court may authorize the commencement of an action 19 without prepayment of fees “by a person who submits an affidavit that includes a statement of all assets 20 such person . . . possesses [and] that the person is unable to pay such fees or give security therefor.” 28 21 U.S.C. § 1915(a). The Court has reviewed the affidavit and finds Plaintiff satisfies the requirements of 22 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). Accordingly, the Court ORDERS: 23 1. Plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. 2) is GRANTED; 24 2. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to issue summons as to the defendants; 25 3. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to issue and serve Plaintiff with New Civil Case 26 Documents, including the Order regarding Consent, the Consent Form, and USM-285 27 Forms; and 28 1 1 4. The U.S. Marshal is DIRECTED to serve a copy of the complaint, summons, and this order upon the defendant as directed by Plaintiff in the USM Forms. 2 3 4 5 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 23, 2017 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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