Torres v. Frakes
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER- Petitioner's Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis 25 is granted. Ordered by Magistrate Judge F.A. Gossett. (MKR)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
SCOTT FRAKES, Director, Nebraska
Department of Correctional Services, )
MARCO E. TORRES, JR.,
Petitioner filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (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 filing fee. 28 U.S.C. §
1914(a). However, after considering Petitioner’s financial status as shown in the records
of this court (see inmate trust account statement at Filing No. 2-1), leave to proceed in
forma pauperis will be granted and Petitioner is relieved from paying the filing fee. See
28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1).
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that:
Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (Filing No. 2) is
DATED: June 23, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
s/ F.A. Gossett, III
United States Magistrate Judge
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