Goss v. Colvin

Filing 2

ORDER granting 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, signed by Judge J Richard Creatura.(CMG)(cc mailed to Plaintiff)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON 7 8 LISA ANN-MARIE GOSS, 9 Plaintiff, 10 v. 11 Case No. 2:16-cv-01888 JRC ORDER GRANTING IFP APPLICATION CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting 12 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, 13 Defendant. 14 Plaintiff, proceeding pro se, has filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”) 15 and a proposed complaint seeking review of a decision of the Commissioner of the Social 16 Security Administration. Having considered plaintiff’s application and the record, the Court 17 hereby ORDERS that Plaintiff’s IFP application (Dkt. 1) is GRANTED. Plaintiff does not 18 appear to have funds available to afford the $400.00 filing fee. Plaintiff may proceed without 19 prepayment of costs or fees or the necessity of giving security therefore. 20 Because plaintiff has appeared in this matter pro se, the Court will arrange, by separate 21 order, for service of the summons and complaint upon defendant. 22 Also, the Court directs plaintiff to the Court’s website, which includes information for 23 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, 3 http://www.wawd.uscourts.gov/sites/wawd/files/ProSeGuidetoFilingYourLawsuitinFederalCourt 4 .pdf December 14, 2016). 5 6 DATED this 16th day of December, 2016. A 7 8 J. Richard Creatura United States Magistrate Judge 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER GRANTING IFP APPLICATION - 2

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