Sanders v. Lutter et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - Plaintiff is directed to correct the above-listed technical defect, or pay the $350.00 filing fee, on or before November 1, 2013. Failure to comply with this Memorandum and Order will result in dismissal of this matter without further notice. The Clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline in this matter with the following text: November 1, 2013: deadline for payment or filing of signed IFP application. Ordered by Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(AOA)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
RICHARD LUTTER, et al.,
CASE NO. 4:13CV3167
This matter is before the court on its own motion. On September 20, 2013, Plaintiff
filed a Complaint (filing no. 1) along with an unsigned Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma
pauperis (“IFP”) (filing no. 2). Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11 states that “[e]very pleading
. . . must be signed by at least one attorney of record . . . or by a party personally if the party
is unrepresented.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a). Further, “[t]he court must strike an unsigned paper
unless the omission is promptly corrected after being called to the attorney’s or party’s
To assure further consideration of the Complaint, Plaintiff must file a signed IFP motion
or pay the $350.00 filing fee. FAILURE TO CORRECT THE DEFECT MAY RESULT IN
DISMISSAL OF THE COMPLAINT.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that:
Plaintiff is directed to correct the above-listed technical defect, or pay the
$350.00 filing fee, on or before November 1, 2013;
Failure to comply with this Memorandum and Order will result in dismissal of
this matter without further notice; and
The Clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline
in this matter with the following text: November 1, 2013: deadline for payment
or filing of signed IFP application.
DATED this 3rd day of October, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
s/Laurie Smith Camp
Chief United States District Judge
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