Hollingsworth v. Kernan et al

Filing 6

ORDER DENYING 2 Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, Without Prejudice, and Directing Plaintiff to File New Application Within Forty-Five (45) Days signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 11/6/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application). (Jessen, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 10 11 12 Case No.: 1:17-cv-01477 SAB (PC) LOUIS HOLLINGSWORTH, ORDER DENYING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS, WITHOUT PREJUDICE Plaintiff, v. (ECF No. 2) SCOTT KERNAN, et al., 13 FORTY-FIVE (45) DAY DEADLINE Defendants. 14 15 Plaintiff Louis Hollingsworth is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in a civil rights action 16 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983. On November 3, 2017, Plaintiff initiated this action by filing a 17 complaint. (ECF No. 1). Plaintiff also filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis by a 18 prisoner pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (ECF No. 2.) 19 However, Plaintiff only answered the questions on the first page of the application. On 20 the second page, Plaintiff wrote a giant “X” over questions 4 through 7 of the application, and did 21 not provide any answers. 22 The application to proceed in forma pauperis must be completed with all requested 23 information for the Court to properly consider Plaintiff’s request. Therefore, Plaintiff must either 24 re-submit a completed form or pay the filing fee to proceed in this action. 25 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 26 1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is denied, without prejudice; 27 2. The Clerk’s Office shall send to Plaintiff an application to proceed in forma 28 pauperis for a prisoner; 1 1 3. Within forty-five (45) days of the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall 2 submit the attached application to proceed in forma pauperis, completed and signed, or in the 3 alternative, pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action; and 4 5 4. No requests for extension will be granted without a showing of good cause. Failure to comply with this order will result in dismissal of this action. 6 7 8 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 6, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 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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