Harring v. Martens

Filing 6

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 3/4/14 TRANSFERRING case to the Fresno Division. New case number 1:14-cv-0310 AWI BAM (PS). CASE CLOSED. (Manzer, C)

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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 DAVID HARRING, 12 13 No. 2:13-cv-2480 LKK AC PS Plaintiff, v. ORDER 14 CHRISTOPHER MARTENS, 15 Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff, a state prisoner housed at Kern Valley State Prison and proceeding pro se, has 18 filed this action, together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis. In his complaint, plaintiff 19 brings suit against his trial counsel for breach of contract. The alleged violations took place in 20 Kern County, which is part of the Fresno Division of the United States District Court for the 21 Eastern District of California. See E.D. Local Rule 120(d). 22 Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper 23 division of a court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper division of the 24 court. Therefore, this action will be transferred to the Fresno Division of the court. In light of 25 1996 amendments to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, this court will not rule on plaintiff’s request to proceed in 26 forma pauperis. 27 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 28 1. This court has not ruled on plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis; 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 2. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California sitting in Fresno; and 3. All future filings shall reference the new Fresno case number assigned and shall be filed at: United States District Court Eastern District of California 2500 Tulare Street Fresno, CA 93721 7 8 DATED: March 4, 2014 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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