Garrison v. Superior Court of the State of California for the City and County of San Francisco

Filing 4

ORDER re 2 IN FORMA PAUPERIS MOTION. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 2/5/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/5/2008)

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Garrison v. Superior Court of the State of California for the City and County of San Francisco Doc. 4 Case 4:07-cv-06327-CW Document 4 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Petitioner has filed a pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. On that same date, the Clerk v. CALIFORNIA SUPERIOR COURT, Respondent. / IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ERIC S. GARRISON, Petitioner, No. C 07-06327 CW (PR) ORDER REGARDING IN FORMA PAUPERIS MOTION of the Court sent Petitioner a notice directing him to pay the filing fee or to file a completed in forma pauperis (IFP) application. Petitioner filed an IFP application; however, Petitioner did not file copies of the Certificate of Funds and prisoner trust account statement. The Court cannot conduct an initial review of this matter until Petitioner has either paid the filing fee or submitted a complete IFP application. See 28 U.S.C. 1915(a) (a party is permitted to file a civil action in federal court without prepayment of fees or security if he makes affidavit that he is unable to pay such fees or give security therefor). If the Dockets.Justia.com Case 4:07-cv-06327-CW Document 4 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 petitioner is a prisoner who alleges that he is unable to pay the full filing fee at the time of filing, he must submit: (1) an affidavit that includes a statement of all assets he possesses, and (2) a certified copy of the trust fund account statement for the prisoner for the six-month period immediately preceding the filing of the action, obtained from the appropriate official of each prison at which the prisoner is or was confined. 1915(a)(1), (2). See id. If the Court determines that the petitioner is unable to pay the full filing fee at the time of filing, the petitioner will be granted leave to proceed IFP. Therefore, before the Court will proceed to review the complaint Petitioner is hereby ORDERED to file copies of the Certificate of Funds and prisoner trust account statement. He shall include with these documents a clear indication that it is for the above-referenced case number, C 07-06327 CW (PR). Petitioner shall do so within thirty (30) days of the date of this Order. Failure to file copies of Petitioner's Certificate of Funds and prisoner trust account statement as ordered herein by the thirty-day deadline shall result in the dismissal of this action without prejudice. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 2/5/08 CLAUDIA WILKEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE P:\PRO-SE\CW\HC.07\Garrison327.IfpDocs.wpd 2 Case 4:07-cv-06327-CW Document 4 Filed 02/05/2008 Page 3 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Eric S. Garrison 2338560 County Jail #5 P.O. Box 67 San Bruno, CA 94066 Dated: February 5, 2008 ERIC S. GARRISON, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA Case Number: CV07-06327 CW CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE CA SUPERIOR COURT et al, Defendant. / I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That on February 5, 2008, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said copy(ies) in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) hereinafter listed, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail, or by placing said copy(ies) into an inter-office delivery receptacle located in the Clerk's office. Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: Sheilah Cahill, Deputy Clerk P:\PRO-SE\CW\HC.07\Garrison327.IfpDocs.wpd 3

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