Goss v. Colvin
ORDER granting 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, signed by Judge J Richard Creatura.(CMG)(cc mailed to Plaintiff)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
LISA ANN-MARIE GOSS,
Case No. 2:16-cv-01888 JRC
ORDER GRANTING IFP
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting
12 Commissioner of the Social Security
Plaintiff, proceeding pro se, has filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”)
and a proposed complaint seeking review of a decision of the Commissioner of the Social
Security Administration. Having considered plaintiff’s application and the record, the Court
hereby ORDERS that Plaintiff’s IFP application (Dkt. 1) is GRANTED. Plaintiff does not
appear to have funds available to afford the $400.00 filing fee. Plaintiff may proceed without
prepayment of costs or fees or the necessity of giving security therefore.
Because plaintiff has appeared in this matter pro se, the Court will arrange, by separate
order, for service of the summons and complaint upon defendant.
Also, the Court directs plaintiff to the Court’s website, which includes information for
pro se litigants, such as the Pro Se Guide, which includes resources for potentially finding legal
ORDER GRANTING IFP APPLICATION - 1
1 advice: http://www.wawd.uscourts.gov/pro-se (last visited December 14, 2016. See also “Where
2 Can You Get Legal Advice?” located at Pro Se Guide, p. 38,
4 .pdf December 14, 2016).
DATED this 16th day of December, 2016.
J. Richard Creatura
United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING IFP APPLICATION - 2
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