(PC) James Bierman v. Youngblood et al

Filing 7

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)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 Case No.: 1:21-cv-00060 JLT (PC) JAMES BIERMAN, ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS; ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY THE KERN COUNTY SHERIFF (Doc. 4) Plaintiff, v. DONNY YOUNGBLOOD, et al., Defendants. 16 17 Plaintiff has requested to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. 18 Plaintiff has made the showing required by section 1915(a). However, Plaintiff is obligated to pay 19 the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action (28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1)) and to make monthly 20 payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month’s income credited to his trust 21 account. The Kern County Sheriff is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from 22 Plaintiff’s account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing 23 fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2). Thus, 24 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED; 25 2. The Kern County Sheriff or his designee shall collect payments from 26 Plaintiff’s prison trust account in an amount equal to 20% of the preceding month’s 27 income credited to the prisoner’s trust account and shall forward those payments to 28 the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in 1 1 accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been collected 2 and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by 3 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 4 5 in forma pauperis application on the Kern County Sheriff located at 1415 Truxtun 6 Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301. 4. 7 8 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. 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. 10 11 Dated: April 27, 2021 _ /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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