Kirk v. Hedgeph et al

Filing 6

ORDER for Plaintiff to Pay Fee or File In Forma Pauperis Application. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 2/27/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Non-Prisoner IFP Application, # 2 Certificate of Service). (emcsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/27/2013)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 LARRY W. KIRK, 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 Plaintiff, ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO PAY FEE OR FILE IN FORMA PAUPERIS APPLICATION v. MR. HEDGPETH, warden; et al., Defendants. / 13 14 No. C-12-5882 EMC (pr) Plaintiff, formerly an inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, filed this pro se civil 15 rights action under 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983. He originally filed the action in the U.S. District Court for the 16 Eastern District of California, and that court transferred the action to this Court. The dockets of this 17 Court and the Eastern District have no indication that Plaintiff paid the filing fee or filed an in forma 18 pauperis application, or that he was ever asked to do so. Plaintiff is now informed that there is a 19 filing fee of $350.00 for a new civil action in federal court. Plaintiff must either pay the full filing 20 fee at the outset, or apply to proceed in forma pauperis. As Plaintiff is no longer in prison, the Clerk 21 will send to him the non-prisoner's in forma pauperis application. Plaintiff must pay the filing fee, 22 or submit a completed and signed in forma pauperis application by March 25, 2013. Failure to pay 23 the fee or file the application by the deadline will result in the dismissal of this action. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 27 28 Dated: February 27, 2013 _________________________ EDWARD M. CHEN United States District Judge

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