Gonzalez v. Houston
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER provisionally granting the 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The Petitioner is relieved from paying the 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
JOSE E. GONZALEZ,
ROBERT P. HOUSTON,
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. 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.
DATED this 4th day of March, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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