PMT NPL Financing 2015-1 v. Lee et al

Filing 3

ORDER granting plaintiff's 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; recommending review under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B), signed by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff via USPS)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 4 5 6 PMT NPL FINANCING 2015-1, Plaintiff, 7 8 9 CASE NO. C18-0358-JCC v. ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS THOMAS C. LEE, et al., Defendants. 10 11 12 Because defendant does not appear to have funds available to afford the $400.00 filing fee, 13 he financially qualifies for in forma pauperis (IFP) status. Therefore, defendant’s IFP application 14 (Dkt. 1) is GRANTED. However, the undersigned recommends review under 28 U.S.C. § 15 1915(e)(2)(B). In particular, it should be noted this is defendant’s fourth attempt to remove this 16 matter from state court and that, in each prior instance, the Court found no basis for the exercise 17 of federal jurisdiction and remanded the case. See Case No. C17-0535-RSM (Dkt. 14); Case No. 18 C17-1376-RSL (Dkt. 13); Case No. C18-0212-JCC (Dkt. 8). The Clerk of the Court is directed to 19 send a copy of this Order to defendant and to the assigned District Judge. 20 DATED this 21st day of March, 2018. A 21 Mary Alice Theiler United States Magistrate Judge 22 23 ORDER GRANTING IFP PAGE - 1

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