Bryant v. Sclaet Portfolio Servicing et al
ORDER Requiring Plaintiff to File Long Form Application to Proceed without Prepayment of Fees, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 9/14/17. Motion for IFP Due Within Twenty-One Days. (Attachments: # 1 Application for IFP)(Gonzalez, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
MARY J. BRYANT,
Case No. 1:17-cv-01219-DAD-SAB
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO FILE
LONG FORM APPLICATION TO
PROCEED WITHOUT PREPAYMENT OF
SELECT SERVICES PORTFOLIO, et al.,
(ECF No. 2)
TWENTY DAY DEADLINE
Plaintiff Mary Bryant, proceeding pro se, filed this action on September 11, 2017. (ECF
18 No. 1.) Along with her complaint, Plaintiff filed an application to proceed in this action without
19 prepayment of fees. Upon review of the application, Plaintiff states that she receives wages of
20 $320.00 but does not indicate whether this is weekly, monthly, etc. Further, Plaintiff indicated
21 that she also receives pension, annuity, or life insurance payments but did not indicate the
22 amount received. Plaintiff also failed to answer the question whether she has any case in a
23 checking or savings account. Therefore, the Court is unable to determine if Plaintiff is entitled to
24 proceed without prepayment of fees in this action.
Accordingly, the Court will order Plaintiff to complete and file an Application to Proceed
26 in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) – AO 239. If Plaintiff is
27 unwilling to complete and submit the long form application, Plaintiff must pay the filing fee in
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 Plaintiff;
Within twenty (20) days of the date of this order, Plaintiff 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 Plaintiff fails to comply with this order, the Court shall recommend that this
action be dismissed.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
September 14, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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