Pierce v. Commissioner of Social Security
AMENDED ORDER granting 3 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The Court's previous order incorrectly directed the United States Marshal to perform service in this case. Rather, Plaintiff's attorney shall perform the service of papers, which may be done by certified mail. The Clerk of Court is directed to file Plaintiff's papers without payment of fees. SO ORDERED. Signed by Hon. Frank P. Geraci, Jr. on 9/19/2017. (AFM) -CLERK TO FOLLOW UP-
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
MAGGIE J. PIERCE,
Case # 17-CV-912-FPG
DECISION AND ORDER
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
Plaintiff filed a Complaint and a Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis pursuant
to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. ECF Nos. 1, 3. The Court has reviewed the affidavit in support of the in
forma pauperis application in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1) and the Complaint in
accordance with the 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2) criteria.
The Court finds that Plaintiff has met the statutory requirements for in forma pauperis
status and therefore her motion (ECF No. 3) is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is directed to file
Plaintiff’s papers without payment of fees. Plaintiff’s attorney shall perform the service of papers
in this matter, which may be done by certified mail.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: September 19, 2017
Rochester, New York
HON. FRANK P. GERACI, JR.
United States District Court
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