Mester v. Dickinson et al

Filing 25

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 7/23/10 ORDERING the Director of the CDCR or a designee shall collect from plaintiff's trust acct monthly pmts, until the filing fee for this action has been paid in full. The pmts shall be c learly identified by the name and number assigned to this action; The Clerk is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff's signed in forma pauperis affidavit on Director, CDCR, and on the Financial Dept of the court. (Becknal, R)

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(PC) Mester v. Dickinson et al Doc. 25 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 vs. K. DICKINSON, et al., Defendants. / ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE MORRIS MESTER, Plaintiff, No. 2:09-cv-3307 FCD KJN P IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA To: Director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 1515 S Street, Sacramento, California 95814: Plaintiff, a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. Plaintiff is assessed an initial partial filing fee of 20 percent of the greater of: (a) the average monthly deposits to plaintiff's trust account; or (b) the average monthly balance in plaintiff's account for the 6-month period immediately preceding the filing of this action. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1). Upon payment of that initial partial filing fee, plaintiff will be obligated to make monthly payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month's income credited to plaintiff's trust account. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is required to send to the Clerk of the Court the initial partial filing fee and thereafter payments from plaintiff's prison trust account each time the amount in 1 Dockets.Justia.com 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 the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing fee of $350.00 is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(2). Good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. The Director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or a designee shall collect from plaintiff's prison trust account an initial partial filing fee in accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1) as set forth in this order and shall forward the amount to the Clerk of the Court. The payment shall be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 2. Thereafter, the Director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or a designee shall collect from plaintiff's prison trust account monthly payments from plaintiff's prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty percent (20%) of the preceding month's income credited to the prisoner's trust account and forward 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 the $350.00 filing fee for this action has been paid in full. The payments shall be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff's signed in forma pauperis affidavit on Director, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 1515 S Street, Sacramento, California 95814. 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial Department of the court. DATED: July 23, 2010 _____________________________________ KENDALL J. NEWMAN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE mest3307.cdc 2

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