Barton, Jr v. Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Center

Filing 10

ORDER granting Plaintiff's 8 Amended Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, signed by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff via USPS)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 HERMAN LEE BARTON, JR., Plaintiff, 9 10 11 CASE NO. C17-0861-RSL v. LAKE WHATCOM RESIDENTIAL AND TREATMENT CENTER, ORDER RE: APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS 12 Defendant. 13 14 Plaintiff submitted an amended application to proceed in forma pauperis (IFP). (Dkt. 8.) 15 Because plaintiff does not appear to have funds available to afford the $400.00 filing fee, he 16 financially qualifies for IFP status pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1). Therefore, plaintiff’s 17 amended IFP application (Dkt. 8) is GRANTED. However, the undersigned recommends review 18 under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B). The Clerk of the Court is directed to send a copy of this Order 19 to plaintiff and to the assigned District Judge. 20 DATED this 14th day of August, 2017. 21 A 22 Mary Alice Theiler United States Magistrate Judge 23 ORDER PAGE - 1

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