Matthies v. Houston
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - IT IS ORDERED: The application to proceed in forma pauperis (Filing No. 2 ) is provisionally granted, but petitioner must pay the $5.00 filing fee by July 2, 2012. The clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline in this case with the following text: July 2, 2012: deadline for payment of $5.00 filing fee. Ordered by Senior Judge Lyle E. Strom. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(TCL )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
GREGORY M. MATTHIES,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Petitioner has filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas
Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (Filing No. 1) and a Motion for
Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (Filing No. 2).
Habeas corpus cases attacking the legality of a
person’s confinement require the payment of a $5.00 fee.
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, but petitioner must
nevertheless pay the $5.00 fee within 60 days.
cautions petitioner that failure to adequately comply with this
order may result in dismissal of his petition without further
IT IS ORDERED:
The application to proceed in forma pauperis
(Filing No. 2) is provisionally granted, but petitioner must pay
the $5.00 filing fee by July 2, 2012.
The clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se
case management deadline in this case with the following text:
July 2, 2012: deadline for payment of $5.00 filing fee.
DATED this 2nd day of May, 2012.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Lyle E. Strom
LYLE E. STROM, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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