Lewis v. BP Gas Station et al
ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The complaint shall be filed without payment of fees. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart. (Copy mailed as directed with 3 summons and 285 forms)(JAB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
JOHNETTE C. LEWIS,
BP GAS STATION, BUCKY'S EXPRESS,
BUCKS INC., AND DOES 1-5,
Plaintiff has filed an application to proceed with this litigation without prepaying
fees or costs. (Filing No. 2). The information contained in plaintiff's affidavit demonstrates
that plaintiff is eligible to proceed in forma pauperis.
IT IS ORDERED:
Plaintiff's application, (Filing No. 2 ) is granted, and the complaint shall be
filed without payment of fees.
The Clerk of Court shall send a copy of this Memorandum and Order
together with three summons forms and three USM-285 form to Plaintiff's attorney of
record for service of process on the defendant(s).
If the plaintiff is not requesting service by United States Marshal,
Plaintiff's counsel shall, as soon as possible, complete the summons forms and return them
to the Clerk of the court to be issued. The issued summons will then be returned to
plaintiff’s counsel for service on the defendant(s).
4 If the plaintiff is requesting service by the United States Marshal,
Plaintiff’s counsel shall, as soon as possible, complete the USM-285 forms and the
summons forms and return them to the Clerk of the court. The Clerk of the court will sign
the summons forms, to be forwarded with a copy of Plaintiff’s Complaint to the U.S.
Marshal for service of process. The Clerk of the court will copy the Complaint; Plaintiff’s
counsel need not do so. The Marshal shall serve the summons and the Complaint without
payment of costs or fees.
5. This order is entered without prejudice to the court later entering an order taxing
costs in this case. No one, including any plaintiff, is relieved by this order from the
obligation to pay or to reimburse taxable costs after this action is over.
December 3, 2015.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Cheryl R. Zwart
United States Magistrate Judge
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