Sellers, Kendrick v. Karofsky, Jill et al
ORDER on ifp request: Initial partial filing fee of $ 38.13 assessed. Initial partial filing fee due 12/9/2022. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 11/17/2022. (jef),(ps)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
KENDRICK DANE SELLERS,
Case No. 22-cv-656-wmc
JILL KAROFSKY, et al.
Plaintiff Kendrick Dane Sellers, a prisoner in the custody of the Wisconsin Department
of Corrections, has submitted a proposed civil action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff has
filed a certified copy of a trust fund account statement in support of the motion for leave to
proceed without prepaying the fee.
After considering the motion and supporting
documentation, the court concludes that plaintiff qualifies for indigent status.
Even when a prisoner 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 trust fund account statement from
recently filed case 22-cv-637-wmc, I conclude plaintiff’s initial partial filing fee to be $38.13.
For this case to proceed, plaintiff must submit this amount on or before December 9, 2022.
If plaintiff does not have enough money to make the initial partial payment from
plaintiff’s regular account, plaintiff should arrange with authorities to pay the remainder from
plaintiff’s release account.
IT IS ORDERED that,
Plaintiff Kendrick Dane Sellers is assessed $38.13 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 $38.13 or advise the court in writing why plaintiff
is not able to submit the assessed amount on or before December 9, 2022.
If, by December 9, 2022, 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show cause for failure to do so, plaintiff will be held to have withdrawn this action voluntarily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 17th day of November, 2022.
BY THE COURT:
STEPHEN L. CROCKER
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