Emiabata et al v. The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company NA/JP Morgan Chase (SLS) et al

Filing 2

ORDER denying Plaintiffs' 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis with leave to amend. Plaintiffs have 30 days to correct deficiency. Signed by Hon. James P. Donohue. (PM) cc: order and blank IFP application, written consent sent to plaintiffs via the USPS.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 PHILIP EMIABATA, et al., Plaintiffs, 10 11 12 13 Case No. C17-1302-JLR ORDER DENYING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY NA/JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 Plaintiffs, proceeding pro se, have filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis 17 (“IFP”) in the above-entitled action. Dkt. 1. After careful consideration of the application, the 18 governing law, and the balance of the record, the Court ORDERS as follows: 19 (1) Plaintiffs’ application to proceed IFP (Dkt. 1) is DENIED. Plaintiffs’ 20 application is deficient because they failed to comply with LCR 3(b). Specifically, plaintiffs 21 failed to use the proper IFP application form approved for use in this district. 22 (2) Plaintiffs are GRANTED LEAVE TO AMEND, and shall have 30 days from 23 the date of this Order to correct this deficiency. Plaintiffs are advised that this case may be 24 subject to dismissal if they do not respond to this Order or fail to correct this deficiency. 25 // 26 // ORDER PAGE - 1 1 2 3 (3) The Clerk is directed to send plaintiffs a blank copy of the Court’s IFP application, a standard written consent for payment of costs form, and a copy of this Order. DATED this 11th day of September, 2017. A 4 5 JAMES P. DONOHUE Chief United States Magistrate Judge 6 7 8 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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