Piskunov v. Berryhill

Filing 3

ORDER denying Plaintiff's 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis with leave to amend within 30 days, signed by Hon. James P. Donohue. (PM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON 8 9 10 YURIY PISKUNOV, Plaintiff, 11 12 13 14 v. Case No. C17-1137-RSM-JPD ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND GRANTING LEAVE TO AMEND NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 15 16 17 Plaintiff has filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”) in the above- 18 entitled action. Dkt. 1. After careful consideration of the application, the governing law and 19 the balance of the record, the Court ORDERS as follows: 20 (1) Plaintiff’s application to proceed IFP, Dkt. 1, is DENIED. Plaintiff’s 21 application is deficient because he failed to comply with LCR 3(b) by sufficiently answering 22 all of the questions on the IFP affidavit approved for use in this district. Specifically, in 23 response to Question #7, plaintiff lists a home expenses, yet under Question #5, he does not 24 disclose any ownership interest in real estate. Dkt. 1 at 2. It is therefore unclear whether 25 plaintiff owns any real estate. 26 ORDER PAGE - 1 1 (2) Plaintiff is GRANTED LEAVE TO AMEND her IFP and proposed complaint 2 and shall have 30 days from the date of this Order to correct the deficiencies. Plaintiff is 3 advised that this case may be subject to dismissal if he does not respond to this Order or fails to 4 correct the deficiencies described above. 5 (3) 6 DATED this 2nd day of August, 2017. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Order to plaintiff. A 7 8 JAMES P. DONOHUE Chief United States Magistrate Judge 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 ORDER PAGE - 2

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