Tran v. People of the State of California
ORDER REGARDING IN FORMA PAUPERIS MOTION. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 11/25/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/25/2008)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United 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 v. BINH C. TRAN,
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA No. C 08-04686 CW (PR) ORDER REGARDING IN FORMA PAUPERIS MOTION
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Respondent. /
Petitioner filed a pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On the same date, the Clerk 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 and a prisoner trust account statement; however, Petitioner did not file copies of the Certificate of Funds. 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
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. See id.
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§ 1915(a)(1), (2).
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. He shall include with these documents a
clear indication that it is for the above-referenced case number, C 08-04686 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 as ordered herein by the thirty-day deadline shall result in the dismissal of this action without prejudice. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 11/25/08
CLAUDIA WILKEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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 BINH C. TRAN, Plaintiff, v.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case Number: CV08-04686 CW CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA 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 November 25, 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.
Binh Cuong Tran F-26944 Correctional Training Facility-North P.O. Box 705 Soledad, CA 93960-0705 Dated: November 25, 2008 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: Sheilah Cahill, Deputy Clerk
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