Ortiz v. Ortiz et al
ORDER STRIKING Unsigned 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and Requiring Plaintiff to File Signed Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis or Pay the Filing Fee signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 10/10/2019. Thirty-Day Deadline. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application Form)(Flores, E)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 1:19-cv-01416-AWI-SAB
FANNY ORTIZ, et al.,
ORDER STRIKING UNSIGNED APPLICATION
TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND
REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO FILE SIGNED
APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA
PAUPERIS OR PAY THE FILING FEE
(ECF No. 2)
THIRTY DAY DEADLINE
Jose Ortiz (“Plaintiff”) is proceeding pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42
U.S.C. § 1983. On October 8, 2019, Plaintiff filed a complaint in this action. Along with
Plaintiff’s complaint, he filed an unsigned application to proceed in forma pauperis.
Unsigned documents cannot be considered by the Court, and Plaintiff’s application to
proceed in forma pauperis shall be stricken from the record on that ground. Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a);
Local Rule 131(b).
Plaintiff is required to either pay the filing fee or file a signed application demonstrating
that he is entitled to proceed in this action without prepayment of the filing fee.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Plaintiff’s unsigned application to proceed in forma pauperis, filed October 8,
2019, is STRICKEN FROM THE RECORD;
The Office of the Clerk is directed to provide Plaintiff with an application to
proceed in forma pauperis by a prisoner;
Within thirty (30) days from the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall file the
attached application to proceed in forma pauperis, completed and signed, or in the
alternative, pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action; and
The failure to comply with this order will result in dismissal of this action, without
IT IS SO ORDERED.
October 10, 2019
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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