(PC) James v. Fadika

Filing 4

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Dennis M. Cota on 06/26/2024 GRANTING the 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and DIRECTING MONTHLY PAYMENTS be made from Prison Account of Ronald Eugene James. The Clerk to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff's in forma pauperis application on the Sheriff of Sacramento County. (cc: Financial) (Spichka, K.)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 RONALD EUGENE JAMES, 12 13 14 No. 2:24-CV-1773-DMC-P Plaintiff, v. NICOLOFAR FADIKA, 15 ORDER GRANTING IN FORMA PAUPERIS STATUS AND DIRECTING PAYMENT OF FILING FEES Defendant. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Plaintiff, a prisoner proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, ECF No. 2. Plaintiff has submitted a declaration that makes the showing required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). The request to proceed in forma pauperis will, therefore, granted. To: Sacramento County Mail Jail, Attn: Inmate Trust Accounts 651 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814: Plaintiff is obligated to pay the full statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. 24 In addition to any initial partial filing fee required to be assessed, Plaintiff will be obligated to 25 make monthly payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month’s income 26 credited to Plaintiff’s inmate trust account. The agency referenced above is required to send to 27 the Clerk of the Court the initial partial filing fee and thereafter payments from Plaintiff’s inmate 28 trust account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing fee of 1 1 $350.00 is paid in full. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2). 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED as follows: 3 1. Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, ECF No. 2, is 2. Plaintiff is required to pay the full statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this 4 5 6 7 granted. action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1914(a) and 1915(b)(1). 3. The director of the agency referenced above, or a designee, shall collect 8 from Plaintiff’s inmate trust account an initial partial filing fee in accordance with the provisions 9 of 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1) and shall forward the amount to the Clerk of the Court, such payment 10 11 to be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 4. Thereafter, the director of the agency referenced above, or a designee, shall 12 collect from Plaintiff's inmate trust account the balance of the filing fee by collecting monthly 13 payments from Plaintiff's inmate trust account in an amount equal to twenty percent (20%) of the 14 preceding month's income credited to Plaintiff’s inmate trust account and forwarding payments to 15 the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00 in accordance with 28 16 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until the $350.00 filing fee for this action has been paid in full, such 17 payments to be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 18 19 20 21 5. 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 to the address shown above. 6. The Clerk of the Court is further directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial Department of the Court. 22 23 Dated: June 26, 2024 ____________________________________ DENNIS M. COTA UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 24 25 26 27 28 2

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