(PC) Williams v. Mule Creek State Prison

Filing 13

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes on 01/19/23 ORDERING that plaintiff may DISREGARD #9 12/30/22 Order to the extent it ordered plaintiff to file a complaint and motion to proceed in forma pauperis which have now been docketed. Plaintiff shall mail all further filings for this case to the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division, at 501 I St # 4200, Sacramento, CA 95814. (Benson, A.)

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Case 2:22-cv-02103-DB Document 13 Filed 01/19/23 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 STEPHEN LAMONT WILLIAMS, 12 13 14 15 No. 2:22-cv-2103 DB P Plaintiff, v. ORDER MULE CREEK STATE PRISON, Defendant. 16 17 18 Plaintiff, a state prisoner, proceeds pro se in this civil action. On December 30, 2022, the 19 court noted plaintiff had not properly commenced this civil action as required by Rule 3 of the 20 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (ECF No. 9.) By written order of the same date, the court 21 ordered plaintiff to (1) file a complaint and (2) either pay the required filing fee or file an 22 application requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 23 Subsequent to the filing and service of the court’s order dated December 30, 2022, 24 however, plaintiff’s complaint and motion to proceed in forma pauperis were docketed. Plaintiff’s 25 complaint and motion to proceed in forma pauperis had been received at the Fresno courthouse, 26 and then scanned and forwarded to the Sacramento courthouse, resulting in a delay the docketing 27 of those filings. Because these filings have been received and docketed, plaintiff may disregard 28 the court’s December 30, 2022 order to the extent it ordered him to file a complaint and motion to 1 Case 2:22-cv-02103-DB Document 13 Filed 01/19/23 Page 2 of 2 1 proceed in forma pauperis. In due course, plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis will be 2 reviewed, and plaintiff’s complaint will be screened. 3 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 4 1. Plaintiff may disregard the court’s order filed and served on December 30, 2022, to the 5 extent it ordered plaintiff to file a complaint and motion to proceed in forma pauperis which have 6 now been docketed. 7 2. Plaintiff shall mail all further filings for this case to the Eastern District of California, 8 Sacramento Division, at 501 I St # 4200, Sacramento, CA 95814. 9 Dated: January 19, 2023 10 11 12 DLB7 will2103.disregardorder 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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