Fleming v. Wolfe
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER provisionally granting the Petitioner's 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The Petitioner will not be required to pay the $5.00 fee at this time. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(MKR)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
RICHARD M. FLEMING,
This matter is before the court on Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Proceed In
Forma Pauperis. (Filing No. 1.) Habeas corpus cases attacking the legality of a person’s
confinement require the payment of a $5.00 fee. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a). However,
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1)-(2), and after considering Petitioner’s financial status
as shown in the records of this court, provisional leave to proceed in forma pauperis will
be granted and Petitioner is relieved from paying the fee at this time.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: the Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma
Pauperis (filing no. 1) is provisionally granted and Petitioner will not be required to pay
the $5.00 fee at this time.
DATED this 27th day of April, 2012.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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