Wells v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 5

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 04/22/15 ORDERING that the 4 Motion to Proceed IFP is GRANTED; plaintiff shall submit service documents to the USM and a statement with the court regarding submission of documents within 14 days. USM is directed to serve process within 60 days. (Benson, A)

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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 VERONICA WELLS, 12 13 14 15 Plaintiff, v. ORDER CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 16 17 No. 2:15-cv-00791-AC Plaintiff has requested authority under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 to proceed in forma pauperis. 18 Plaintiff has submitted the affidavit required by § 1915(a) showing that plaintiff is unable to 19 prepay fees and costs or give security for them. Accordingly, the request to proceed in forma 20 pauperis will be granted. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). 21 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 22 1. Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. 23 2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve the undersigned’s scheduling order in social 24 25 26 27 28 security cases. 3. The Clerk of the Court is further directed to serve a copy of this order on the United States Marshal. 4. Within fourteen (14) days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall submit to the United States Marshal a completed summons and copies of the complaint and file a statement 1 1 with the court that said documents have been submitted to the United States Marshal. 2 Information regarding the number of copies currently required by the United States Marshal may 3 be obtained from the United States Marshals Service, 501 I Street, Suite 5600, Sacramento, CA 4 95814 (tel. 916-930-2030). 5 5. The United States Marshal is directed to serve all process without prepayment of costs 6 not later than sixty (60) days from the date of this order. Service of process shall be completed by 7 delivering a copy of the summons and complaint to the United States Attorney for the Eastern 8 District of California, and by sending a copy of the summons and complaint by registered or 9 certified mail to the Attorney General of the United States at Washington, D.C. See Fed. R. Civ. 10 P. 4(i)(1)(A) & (B). The Marshal shall also send a copy of the summons and complaint by 11 registered or certified mail to the Commissioner of Social Security, c/o Office of General 12 Counsel, Region IX, 160 Spear Street, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94105-1545. See Fed. R. 13 Civ. P. 4(i)(2). 14 DATED: April 22, 2015 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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