Espinoza v. Conejos County et al
ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO CURE DEFICIENCIES by Magistrate Judge Gordon P. Gallagher on 9/11/15. (dkals, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 15-cv-01982-GPG
(The above civil action number must appear on all future papers
sent to the court in this action. Failure to include this number
may result in a delay in the consideration of your claims.)
DOMINIC D. ESPINOZA,
JOHN SANDOVAL, County Commissioner,
SUSAN BROYLES, County Judge, and
THOMAS BRINKLEY, County Assessor’s Employee,
ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO CURE DEFICIENCIES
Plaintiff Dominic D. Espinoza currently resides in Antonito, Colorado. On
September 9, 2015, he submitted a Complaint (ECF No. 1) and an Application to
Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) (ECF No. 2).
As part of the Court’s review pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 8.1(a), the Court has
determined that the submitted documents are deficient as described in this Order.
Plaintiff will be directed to cure the following if he wishes to pursue her claims. Any
papers that Plaintiff files in response to this Order must include the civil action number
on this Order.
Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs:
is not submitted
is not on proper form (must use the current Court-approved form)
is missing original signature by Plaintiff
is missing affidavit
application is incomplete (must complete all sections of the form)
affidavit is not properly notarized
names in caption do not match names in caption of complaint, petition or
other: must complete the average monthly expenses as instructed and
provide total monthly expenses.
Complaint or Petition:
is not submitted
is not on proper form (must use the court’s current form)
is missing an original signature by the Plaintiff
is incomplete (must complete all sections, including statutory jurisdiction
and federal claims for relief)
uses et al. instead of listing all parties in caption
names in caption do not match names in text of Complaint
addresses must be provided for all defendants/respondents in “Section A.
Parties” of complaint
Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that Plaintiff cure the deficiencies designated above within thirty
days from the date of this Order. Any papers that Plaintiff files in response to this
Order must include the civil action number on this Order. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall obtain the Court-approved forms used
in filing an Application to Proceed in District Court without Prepaying Fees or Costs
(Long Form) and a Complaint, along with the applicable instructions, at
www.cod.uscourts.gov, and use the forms to cure the above noted deficiencies. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that if Plaintiff fails to cure the designated deficiencies
within thirty days from the date of this Order the action will be dismissed without
DATED September 11, 2015, at Denver, Colorado.
BY THE COURT:
s/Gordon P. Gallagher
United States Magistrate Judge
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