Sameer v. Right Moves 4U et al

Filing 5

ORDER Denying Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis; ORDER Granting Plaintiff's 3 Request for Permission to E-File signed by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 09/13/2017. Forty-Five Day Deadline. (Attachments: # 1 Petition by Pro Se Litigant for ECF Registration)(Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 MADHU SAMEER, 15 ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS Plaintiff, 13 14 CASE NO. 1:17-CV-0886-AWI-EPG v. THE RIGHT MOVE 4 U, et al., (Doc. 2) 17 ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO EFILE 18 (Doc. 3) 16 Defendants. 19 20 Plaintiff Madhu Sameer (“Plaintiff”) brings the instant action, alleging that the defendant moving 21 companies and their employees (“Defendants”) misappropriated Plaintiff’s property. Along with 22 the Complaint, Plaintiff filed a motion to proceed in forma pauperis and a supporting affidavit 23 including a statement of assets and liabilities. Doc. 2; see 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1). Plaintiff owns 24 a 2012 Toyota Prius and a home in California, collectively valued at approximately $306,000.00. 25 Doc. 2 at 2. Plaintiff also has $1,500.00 in cash. Id. Although Plaintiff is unemployed and does 26 have monthly expenses, Plaintiff has assets and other income such that the Court cannot 27 conclude that Plaintiff is “unable to pay” the required $400.00 filing fee. See 28 U.S.C. § 28 1915(a)(1). Plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis will is DENIED. Plaintiff must pay 1 1 the $400.00 filing fee within 45 days of the date of this order or this action will be dismissed 2 without prejudice. 3 Next, Plaintiff has requested leave to be permitted to e-file documents in this Court’s 4 CM/ECF case management system. Plaintiff lives in New Zealand. Plaintiff represents that 5 mailing documents to this Court from New Zealand takes up to 15 days. E-filing privileges 6 would significantly reduce the inconvenience to Plaintiff. The Request for Leave is GRANTED. 7 The Clerk of the Court is directed to mail to Plaintiff the “Petition by Pro Se Litigant for ECF 8 Registration and Consent to Electronic Service.” Plaintiff shall be responsible for filing all 9 documents in paper form, until such time as Plaintiff signs and returns the Clerk’s “Petition by 10 Pro Se Litigant” form and is issued a login and password. In addition, Plaintiff must provide to 11 the clerk and must maintain a working email address. 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. 14 Dated: September 13, 2017 SENIOR DISTRICT JUDGE 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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