Marchetti v. Nye County School District

Filing 2

ORDER that by 5/24/2017, Plaintiff shall either file a complete IFP or pay the full filing fee. Signed by Magistrate Judge Carl W. Hoffman on 4/25/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF, cc: IFP to P - JM)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 4 5 6 7 8 9 LEO B. MARCHETTI, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) NYE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, ) ) Defendant. ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:16-cv-01792-JAD-CWH ORDER 10 11 In reviewing the docket in this case, it came to the court’s attention that Plaintiff Leo B. 12 Marchetti submitted a letter and what appear to be case-initiating documents to the court on July 13 27, 2016. (ECF No. 1-1.) Plaintiff did not pay the filing fee for this case or file an application to 14 proceed in forma pauperis. 15 If Plaintiff is unable to pay the filing fee in this case, Plaintiff must complete an application 16 to proceed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1) and Local Special Rule (“LSR”) 1-1. 17 The court will retain Plaintiff’s initiating documents (ECF No. 1-1), but will not file them until the 18 matter of the payment of the filing fee is resolved. 19 IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court must send Plaintiff the 20 approved form application to proceed in forma pauperis, as well as the document titled 21 “Information and Instructions for Filing an In Forma Pauperis Application.” 22 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that by May 24, 2017, Plaintiff must either: (1) file a 23 complete application to proceed in forma pauperis in compliance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1) and 24 LRS 1-1; or (2) pay the full $400 fee for a civil action, which includes the $350 filing fee and the 25 $50 administrative fee. Plaintiff is advised that failure to comply with this order will result in a 26 recommendation that his case be dismissed. 27 28 DATED: April 25, 2017 ______________________________________ C.W. Hoffman, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge

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