Rodriguez v. NAPH Care et al

Filing 3

ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court send Plaintiff a courtesy copy of the approved form application to proceed in forma pauperis by an inmate, and instructions. (Mailed to P at WCDC on 4/26/2021.) Clerk of the Court will retain the complaint (ECF No. 1 -1) but will not file it at this time. Signed by Magistrate Judge William G. Cobb on 4/26/2021. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - DRM)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 3 JOSE A. RODRIGUEZ, 4 Plaintiff 5 6 Case No. 3:21-cv-00185-MMD-WGC ORDER v. NAPH CARE, et al., 7 Defendants 8 9 I. DISCUSSION 10 On April 20, 2021, Plaintiff, an inmate in the custody of the Washoe County 11 Detention Facility, submitted a civil rights complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and filed an 12 application to proceed in forma pauperis. (ECF Nos. 1-1, 1). With his initial filings, 13 Plaintiff also submitted a cover letter stating he has the full filing fee for his § 1983 14 complaint, however, the Washoe County Detention Facility is requesting the Clerk's Office 15 take the money off his books. (ECF No. 1-3). The payment of the Plaintiff's filing fee 16 must be sent directly to the Court. If Plaintiff seeks to pay the full $402 filing fee, he may 17 request that the Washoe County Detention Facility mail his payment directly to the Court 18 with a copy of this order. As such, the attached instructions are provided to the Plaintiff 19 to inform him of who to have the Washoe County Detention Facility make his check or 20 money order payable to and where to have the Washoe County Detention Facility send 21 his check or money order for this matter. Plaintiff is advised that, as of December 1, 2020, 22 the filing fee for a civil matter is now $402. The Clerk of the Court will retain Plaintiff's complaint (ECF No. 1-1) but will not file 23 24 until receipt of Plaintiff's full $402 filing fee. 25 II. CONCLUSION 26 IT IS ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court send Plaintiff a courtesy copy of the 27 approved form application to proceed in forma pauperis by an inmate, as well as the 28 document entitled information and instructions for filing an in forma pauperis application. 1 2 3 4 5 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court will retain the complaint (ECF No. 1-1) but will not file it at this time. April 26, 2021 DATED: __________________ _ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2-

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