(SS) Martinez v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Helena M. Barch-Kuchta on 2/11/2021. (Attachments: # 1 USM Instructions). (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 DEBORAH MARTINEZ, 12 13 14 15 16 No. 1:21-cv-160-HBK (SS) Plaintiff, v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND DIRECTING CLERK TO ISSUE SUMMONS (Doc. No. 2) Defendant. 17 18 19 20 Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 in this Social Security appeal. (Doc. No. 2). Plaintiff’s declarations in 21 the motion satisfies the requirements under § 1915 to proceed in forma pauperis. 22 23 By separate order, this Court will issue a Scheduling and Briefing Order. Plaintiff is 24 directed to paragraph 1 of that Order. Plaintiff shall promptly file proof of service with the Court 25 upon completion of service. 26 Accordingly, it is ORDERED: 27 1. Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. No. 2) is GRANTED. 28 1 2. The Clerk of Court shall attach its “Instructions for Service of Social Security Appeals” 1 2 to this Order. 3 3. The Clerk is directed to issue summons; and 4 4. The United States Marshal is directed to serve a copy of the complaint, summons, and 5 6 this order upon the Commissioner. Plaintiff must assist the U.S. Marshal upon request. 5. Within five (5) days of receiving the return of service from the U.S. Marshal, Plaintiff 7 8 shall file the return of service with the court. 9 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 12 13 Dated: February 11, 2021 HELENA M. BARCH-KUCHTA UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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