BEY v. SULLIVAN et al
ORDER DISMISSING this action. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE MARC THOMAS TREADWELL on 5/22/2017. (tlh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
TALIB WASI BEY,
CAROLYN V. SULLIVAN, et al.,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:17-CV-159 (MTT)
On April 25, 2017, Plaintiff Talib Wasi Bey filed a “Legal Notice of Removal”
seeking to remove an action from the Superior Court of Houston County, Georgia.
Docs. 1 at 12; 1-5. Apparently, the action involves the collection of unpaid child support
obligations. Docs. 1 at 12; 1-1. In his notice of removal, Bey also asserts claims
against several parties involved in the Houston County action. Doc. 1 at 12-13.
On April 25, 2017, the Clerk’s Office notified Bey:
You must either pay the filing fee or submit a properly
completed Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis within 21
days from the date of this notice - Failure to comply with this
notice may result in dismissal by the court - An Application to
Proceed Without Prepayment of Fees and Affidavit are
Bey asserts that he has a constitutional right to file this action without paying the
filing fee and without complying with the statutory procedure for proceeding in forma
pauperis. Doc. 3 at 1-2. He is wrong. Bey refuses to either pay the filing fee required
under 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a) or proceed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 by
filing a motion and supporting affidavit; Bey’s action is accordingly DISMISSED.
SO ORDERED, this 22nd day of May, 2017.
S/ Marc T. Treadwell
MARC T. TREADWELL, JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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