Petitte v. Kijakazi

Filing 4

ORDER signed by Judge William C Griesbach on 11/16/2021 granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed Without Prepayment of the Filing Fee. The Clerk shall serve a copy of the complaint and this order on the Commissioner of Social Security. (cc: all counsel and mailed to pro se party)(Griesbach, William)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN LORI J. PETITTE, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 21-C-1267 KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS Plaintiff has filed a complaint seeking review of the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security. Plaintiff has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. An indigent plaintiff may commence a federal court action, without paying required costs and fees, upon submission of an affidavit asserting inability “to pay such fees or give security therefor” and stating “the nature of the action, defense or appeal and affiant’s belief that the person is entitled to redress.” 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1). Plaintiff filed the required affidavit of indigence. Upon review of that affidavit, it appears that Plaintiff could not afford the filing fee. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the clerk shall serve a copy of the complaint and this order on the Commissioner of Social Security. Dated at Green Bay, Wisconsin this 16th day of November, 2021. s/ William C. Griesbach William C. Griesbach United States District Judge Case 1:21-cv-01267-WCG Filed 11/17/21 Page 1 of 1 Document 4

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