(SS) Paz v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 9/16/2022 GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and DIRECTING E-Service on the Commissioner of Social Security. The Clerk shall issue a summons and serve this order, summons and complaint on the Commissioner of Social Security. [Served by Clerk on Commissioner via E-Service Agreement] (Coll, 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 DANIEL EMILIO GUZMAN PAZ, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 15 v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, No. 2:22–cv–1605–KJN ORDER GRANTING IFP AND DIRECTING E-SERVICE (ECF No. 2.) Defendant. 16 Presently pending before the court is plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma 17 18 pauperis. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915 (authorizing the commencement of an action “without 19 prepayment of fees or security” by a person that is unable to pay such fees). 1 (ECF No. 2.) 20 Plaintiff submitted the required affidavit, which demonstrates an inability to prepay fees and costs 21 or give security for them. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 22 1. Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 2) is GRANTED; 23 2. The Clerk of Court is directed to issue a summons for this case, the undersigned’s 24 scheduling order for Social Security cases, and the court’s order regarding consent 25 to the jurisdiction of a magistrate judge; and 26 27 28 1 Actions involving review of Social Security decisions are referred to a magistrate judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and E.D. Cal. L.R. 302(c)(15). 1 1 3. In keeping with the court’s e-service procedure for Social Security cases, service 2 on the defendant Commissioner of Social Security Administration shall proceed 3 under the court’s E-Service program as follows. Once a summons is issued, the 4 Clerk of Court shall deliver to the Commissioner of Social Security 5 Administration and the United States Attorney’s Office at their designated email 6 addresses a notice of electronic filing of the action along with the summons and 7 complaint. The Commissioner has represented to the court not to raise a defense 8 of insufficient service of process if provided with notice of a complaint as detailed 9 in this order. This order is not intended to prevent parties from making any other 10 11 motions that are appropriate under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Dated: September 16, 2022 12 13 14 15 paz.1605 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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