Renfro v. J.G. Boswell Co. Inc. et al

Filing 5

ORDER Granting 4 Motion to Proceed IFP, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 9/13/17. (Gonzalez, R)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 CHRISTOPHER RENFRO, Case No. 1:17-cv-01069-LJO-SAB Plaintiff, 8 ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. 9 (ECF No. 4) 10 J.G. BOSWELL CO. INC., et al., Defendants. 11 12 Plaintiff Christopher Renfro (“Plaintiff”), appearing pro se in this action, filed the 13 14 complaint in this action on August 9, 2017. (ECF No. 1.) Plaintiff did not pay the filing fee in 15 this action and instead filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 16 1915. (ECF No. 2.) On August 15, 2017, the Court found that Plaintiff’s application was not 17 properly completed, and Plaintiff was ordered to file a long form application to proceed in forma 18 pauperis, plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. 19 Plaintiff’s application demonstrates entitlement to proceed without prepayment of fees. 20 Notwithstanding this order, the Court does not direct that service be undertaken until the Court 21 screens the complaint in due course and issues its screening order. Accordingly, the Court GRANTS Plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis. 22 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 Dated: September 13, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 26 27 28 1

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