Stewart v. Christianson et al.
ORDER Denying 3 In Forma Pauperis Application without Prejudice; ORDER to Submit Prisoner Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis or Pay Filing Fee within Forty-Five (45) Days signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 07/18/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application Form)(Flores, E)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ADAM CHRISTIANSON, et al.,
Case No.: 1:17-cv-00936-BAM (PC)
ORDER DENYING IN FORMA PAUPERIS
APPLICATION WITHOUT PREJUDICE
(ECF No. 3)
ORDER TO SUBMIT PRISONER
APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA
PAUPERIS OR PAY FILING FEE WITHIN
FORTY-FIVE (45) DAYS
Plaintiff Gerald Stewart (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil
action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff initiated this action on July 7, 2017, together with a
motion requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (ECF Nos. 1,
3.) On July 14, 2017, this matter was transferred from the Sacramento Division to the Fresno
Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. (ECF No. 4.)
Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis form is incomplete. Plaintiff has not
signed or dated the form. In addition, there is no certified copy of Plaintiff’s trust account
statement for the past six months attached to the application as the instructions require, nor is the
certificate portion of the form dated, signed, or filled-out by an authorized officer of the
correctional institution. Plaintiff must submit a completed form if he wishes for the application to
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED as follows:
Plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 3) is DENIED, without
The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve this order and a blank IFP application
for a prisoner on Plaintiff;
Within forty-five (45) days from the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall
file the attached application to proceed in forma pauperis, completed and signed, or in the
alternative, pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action;
No extension of time will be granted without a showing of good cause; and
Plaintiff is warned that the failure to comply with this order will result in
dismissal of this action, without prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 18, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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