(SS) Patterson v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Jeremy D. Peterson on 10/9/2019. (Attachments: # 1 USM Instructions) (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 ANGELIE PATTERSON, Plaintiff, 10 11 12 13 Case No. 1:19-cv-01392-JDP ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND DIRECTING SERVICE v. ECF No. 2 COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. 14 15 Plaintiff Angelie Patterson proceeds in this Social Security appeal represented by 16 counsel. Plaintiff moves to proceed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. § 1915. ECF No. 2. 17 Plaintiff has submitted a declaration regarding her financial circumstances. Id. I find that 18 plaintiff’s declaration satisfies the requirements under § 1915 and grant plaintiff’s motion to 19 proceed in forma pauperis. I also direct a United States Marshal to serve defendant 20 Commissioner of Social Security. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(c)(3). 21 Order 22 a. Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. 23 b. The court orders service of process on defendant: 24 i. The clerk must issue summons. 25 ii. The United States Marshals Service must serve a copy of the complaint, 26 27 summons, and this order on defendant. iii. Plaintiff must assist the marshal upon request. 28 1 iv. The United States will advance all costs of service. 1 2 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 Dated: October 9, 2019 5 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 6 7 8 9 No. 205 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 `

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