Tubbs v. Sacramento County Jail et al

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 2/22/06. Pla is granted 30 days from the date of service of this order to file a complaint which complies with rules. Pla shall also submit, within 30 days from the date of this order, the application to proceed IFP or the $250.00 filing fee. Clk is directed to send pla court's form for filing a civil rights action and the IFP application by a prisoner.(Dotson, B)

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(PC) Tubbs v. Sacramento County Jail et al Doc. 3 Case 2:06-cv-00280-LKK-GGH Document 3 Filed 02/23/2006 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 If leave to file in forma pauperis is granted, plaintiff will still be required to pay the filing fee but will be allowed to pay it in installments. 1 Dockets.Justia.com 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA JARAVIS TUBBS, Plaintiff, vs. SACRAMENTO COUNTY JAIL, et al., Defendants. / Plaintiff, an inmate at Sacramento County Jail, has filed a document in the form of a letter seeking advice from the court. No other pleadings have been filed by the plaintiff. In order to commence an action, plaintiff must file a complaint as required by Rule 3 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and plaintiff must either pay the required filing fee or file an application requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis.1 See 28 U.S.C. 1914(a), 1915(a). The court will not issue any orders granting or denying relief until an action has been properly commenced. Plaintiff will be provided the opportunity to file his complaint, and to submit an application requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis or to submit the appropriate filing fee. ///// ORDER No. CIV S-06-0280 LKK GGH P Case 2:06-cv-00280-LKK-GGH Document 3 Filed 02/23/2006 Page 2 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff is granted thirty days from the date of service of this order to file a complaint that complies with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Local Rules of Practice; the complaint must bear the docket number assigned this case; plaintiff must file an original and two copies of the complaint. Plaintiff shall also submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, the application to proceed in forma pauperis on the form provided by the Clerk of Court, or the filing fee in the amount of $250.00. Plaintiff's failure to comply with this order will result in a recommendation that this matter be dismissed; and 2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send plaintiff the court's form for filing a civil rights action, and the application to proceed in forma pauperis by a prisoner. DATED: 2/22/06 /s/ Gregory G. Hollows 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 2 GGH:bb tubb0280.nocmp GREGORY G. HOLLOWS UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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