Daniels et al v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 11/22/17. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Martin-Gill, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
DARRON DANIELS, et al.,
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF DARRON
DANIELS’ IN FORMA PAUPERIS
CASE NO. 1:17-cv-01510-AWI-BAM
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
REHABILITATION, et al.,
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF DARRON
DANIELS’ INMATE FILING FEE
Plaintiff Darron Daniels (“Plaintiff”), a state prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this action
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, on November 9, 2017. Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion
for leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1915. (Doc. 2.)
Plaintiff has made the showing required by § 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed
in forma pauperis will be granted.1 Plaintiff Daniels is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of
$350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments in the
amount of twenty percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiff’s trust account.
The California Department of Corrections is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from
Although Plaintiff’s application indicates that he is not incarcerated, the docket and filings on
record in this matter, including Plaintiff’s prison trust account statement, reflect that Plaintiff is
incarcerated at the California Substance Abuse and Treatment Facility in Corcoran, California. (Docs.
1 and 2.) Plaintiff is cautioned that factual contentions in any signed pleading, written motion or other
paper presented to the Court must have evidentiary support and that denials of factual contentions
must be warranted. Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(b).
Plaintiff’s trust account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing
fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Plaintiff Darron Daniels’ application to proceed in forma pauperis, filed on November
9, 2017 (Doc. 2), is GRANTED;
The Director of the California Department of Corrections or his/her designee shall
collect payments from Plaintiff Darron Daniels’ prison trust account in an amount equal to
twenty percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to the prisoner’s trust account
and shall forward those payments to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account
exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been
collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by
the name and number assigned to this action;
The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of Plaintiff’s
in forma pauperis application on the Director of the California Department of Corrections, via the
court’s electronic case filing system (CM/ECF); and
The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial Department,
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
November 22, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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