Sapp v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Filing 18

ORDER GRANTING 5 , 7 LEAVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND 14 MOTION TO AMEND CAPTION OF THE COMPLAINT. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 6/29/2017.(blflc4, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/29/2017)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 SAN JOSE DIVISION 5 6 SHAMONT L. SAPP, Plaintiff, 7 8 9 10 Case No. 17-cv-01698-BLF v. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ORDER GRANTING LEAVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND MOTION TO AMEND CAPTION OF THE COMPLAINT Defendant. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Before the Court is Plaintiff Shamont Sapp’s application to proceed in forma pauperis. 13 ECF 5. Having considered the application and the complaint, the Court hereby GRANTS Sapp’s 14 application. Sapp also moves to amend the caption of this case. ECF 14. The caption of the 15 initial complaint indicates that the case was filed based on the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1983. 16 ECF 1. However, Sapp requests that the “42 U.S.C. § 1983” caption be replaced with “California 17 Consumer Protection Act” and “Oregon Consumer Protection Act.” ECF 14-1. The Court finds 18 this amendment proper and thus GRANTS the motion to amend the caption of the complaint. 19 The Clerk of the Court shall issue summons. It is further ordered that the U.S. Marshal for 20 the Northern District of California serve, without prepayment of fees, a copy of the complaint, any 21 amendment, including the exhibit at ECF 14-1, scheduling orders, attachments, and this order 22 upon the defendant. 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: June 29, 2017 ______________________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge

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