Brandy Jr., Michael v. Marquette County Jail et al
ORDER on ifp request: Plaintiff Michael Timothy Brandy, Jr. assessed an initial partial filing fee of $16.00 due 7/14/2020. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peter A. Oppeneer on 6/22/2020. (nln),(ps)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
MICHAEL TIMOTHY BRANDY, JR.,
Case No. 20-cv-502-jdp
MARQUETTE COUNTY JAIL, et al.,
Plaintiff Michael Timothy Brandy, Jr. has submitted a resident transaction statement
for the six month period preceding the complaint in support of the pending motion to proceed
without prepayment of the filing fee. Accordingly, the court must determine whether plaintiff
qualifies for indigent status and, if so, calculate an initial partial payment of the $350.00 fee
for filing this case.
Even when an inmate litigant qualifies for indigent status, the litigant must pay a
portion of the fee returned by the formula set forth in 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1).
information for the relevant time period from plaintiff’s resident transaction statement, I
calculate plaintiff’s initial partial filing fee to be $16.00. For this case to proceed, plaintiff must
submit this amount on or before July 14, 2020.
IT IS ORDERED that,
Plaintiff Michael Timothy Brandy, Jr. is assessed $16.00 as an initial partial
payment of the $350.00 fee for filing this case. Plaintiff is to submit a check or money order
made payable to the clerk of court in the amount of $16.00 or advise the court in writing why
plaintiff is not able to submit the assessed amount on or before July 14, 2020.
If, by July 14, 2020, plaintiff fails to make the initial partial payment or show
cause for failure to do so, plaintiff will be held to have withdrawn this action voluntarily and
the case will be closed without prejudice to plaintiff filing this case at a later date.
No further action will be taken in this case until the clerk’s office receives
plaintiff’s initial partial filing fee as directed above and the court has screened the complaint
as required by the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. Once the screening
process is complete, a separate order will issue.
Entered this 22nd day of June, 2020.
BY THE COURT:
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