Linder v. Las Vegas Metro PD

Filing 6

ORDER that the 5 MOTION/APPLICATION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by David W. Linder is incomplete. Plaintiff shall file a properly completed IFP Application or pay the filing fee within 30 days of this Order. Failure to comply will result in the recommendation to the District Judge that this matter for dismissed. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen on 9/24/10. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ECS, forms to plaintiff)

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Linder v. Las Vegas Metro PD Doc. 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 /// /// This matter is before the court on Plaintiffs' Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Dkt. #1) filed on August 6, 2010. The Application is an outdated version of the application currently used by the court. Not only that, but also Plaintiff states that he is employed by United States Prison Terre Haute; however he does not state the amount of his take-home wages. Moreover, Plaintiff states that he has received gifts or inheritances within the last twelve months, but he has not stated the amount(s) he received, the source of the funds, or the amount(s) he expects to receive in the future. Lastly, Plaintiff has not included a financial certificate signed by an authorized official at USP Terre Haute. As a result, the court cannot determine (a) whether Plaintiff qualifies to proceed in forma pauperis; and (b) what Plainitff' initial payment toward the $350.00 filing fee is. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED: 1. The Clerk of the Court shall send Plaintiff a blank application form for pro se litigants who are incarcerated. DAVID W. LINDER, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) vs. ) ) LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE ) DEPARTMENT, ) ) ) Defendant. ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:10-cv-01216-KJD-PAL ORDER (IFP App - Dkt. #5) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2. Plaintiff shall fully complete the Application to Proceed in Forma Pauperis, accompanied by a signed financial certificate within thirty days of the date on which this Order is entered. 3. Alternatively, Plaintiff shall make the necessary arrangements to pay the filing fee of three hundred fifty dollars, accompanied by a copy of this Order. 4. Failure to comply will result in a recommendation to the District Judge for dismissal of this action. Dated this 24th day of September, 2010. ________________________________________ PEGGY A. LEEN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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