(PC) James Bierman v. Youngblood et al
ORDER GRANTING 4 Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis; ORDER Directing Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by the Kern County Sheriff, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 04/27/2021. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Maldonado, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No.: 1:21-cv-00060 JLT (PC)
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS;
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY THE
KERN COUNTY SHERIFF
DONNY YOUNGBLOOD, et al.,
Plaintiff has requested to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
Plaintiff has made the showing required by section 1915(a). However, Plaintiff is obligated to pay
the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action (28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1)) and to make monthly
payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month’s income credited to his trust
account. The Kern County Sheriff is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from
Plaintiff’s 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). Thus,
1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED;
2. The Kern County Sheriff or his designee shall collect payments from
Plaintiff’s prison trust account in an amount equal to 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.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff’s
in forma pauperis application on the Kern County Sheriff located at 1415 Truxtun
Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301.
The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial
Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 27, 2021
_ /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston
CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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