Mendez-Soto v. Gentry et al
ORDER. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that 1 the application to proceed in forma pauperis is DENIED. Mendez-Soto has until 3/8/2018, to have the $5.00 filing fee sent to the Clerk of Court. The Clerk of Court is directed to SEND Mendez-Soto two copies of this order. See Order for further details. Signed by Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey on 2/6/2018. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - cc: Finance - MR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Order Denying Application to Proceed In
Jo Gentry, et al.,
[ECF No. 1]
Pro se petitioner Rafael Mendez-Soto, an inmate at the Southern Desert Correctional
Center, petitions for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 and applies to proceed in
forma pauperis.1 After a complete review of Mendez-Soto’s financial statements,2 I find that he
is capable of paying the $5.00 filing fee.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the application to proceed in forma
pauperis [ECF No. 1] is DENIED. Mendez-Soto has until March 8, 2018, to have the $5.00
filing fee sent to the Clerk of Court. If Mendez-Soto does not comply with or otherwise
respond to this court-ordered deadline, this case will be DISMISSED without further prior
The Clerk of Court is directed to SEND Mendez-Soto two copies of this order.
Mendez-Soto MUST ATTACH one of the copies of this order to the check paying the filing
DATED: February 6, 2018.
U.S. District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey
ECF Nos. 1, 1-1.
ECF No. 1 at 8–12.
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