(SS) Yelton v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and Staying Case Pursuant to General Order 615 signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 9/9/2021. (Jessen, A)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No.: 1:21-cv-01344-EPG
CHRISTINA CAROL YELTON,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS, DIRECTING
SERVICE, AND STAYING CASE PURSUANT TO
GENERAL ORDER 615
(ECF No. 2)
Plaintiff seeks judicial review of an administrative decision of the Commissioner of Social
Security denying the plaintiff’s claim for disability benefits under the Social Security Act. Pending
before the Court is Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis. (ECF No. 2.) Having reviewed
the application, the Court finds that Plaintiff has made the requisite showing under 28 U.S.C. § 1915
in order to proceed in forma pauperis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 2) is GRANTED.
2. The Clerk of Court is directed to issue the following: 1) summons; 2) the Scheduling
Order; 3) the Order re Consent or Request for Reassignment; and 4) a Consent to
Assignment or Request for Reassignment form.
3. Service on the Commissioner of Social Security shall proceed under the Court’s E-Service
program as follows: once a summons is issued, the Clerk of Court shall deliver to the
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Commissioner of Social Security Administration and the United States Attorney’s Office at
their designated email addresses a notice of electronic filing of the action along with the
summons and complaint. The Commissioner has agreed not to raise a defense of
insufficient service of process if provided with notice of a complaint as detailed in this
order. This order is not intended to prevent parties from making any other motions that are
appropriate under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
4. The parties are hereby notified that, pursuant to General Order Number 615, this action has
been stayed pending filing of the administrative record. See E.D. Cal. G.O. No. 615 at 6,
IT IS SO ORDERED.
September 9, 2021
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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