Boyd v. Astrue
||Carolyn W. Colvin
||April 12, 2013
||Massachusetts District Court
||Rya W. Zobel
|Nature of Suit:
||Social Security: SSID Tit. XIV
|Cause of Action:
||42:416 Denial of Social Security Benefits
|Jury Demanded By:
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|April 16, 2013
Judge Rya W. Zobel: PROCEDURAL ORDER entered. Pplaintiff must either (1) pay the $350.00 filing fee; or (2) move for leave to proceed without prepayment of the filing fee. Failure of plaintiff to comply with this directive within 21 days of the date of this Procedural Order may result in the dismissal of this action. (PSSA, 1)[Remark: IFP form attached for downloading by counsel]. (Additional attachment(s) added on 4/16/2013: # 1 IFP form) (PSSA, 1).
|May 1, 2013
Judge Rya W. Zobel: ORDER entered.The Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Carolyn W. Colvin, shall be SUBSTITUTED as a party to this action in lieu of former Commissioner Michael J. Astrue; The Clerk shall issue summons(es).Th e Clerk shall send the summons(es), complaint, and this Order to the plaintiff, who must thereafter serve the defendant(s) in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m). The plaintiff may elect to have service made by the United States Mars hal Service. If directed by the plaintiff to do so, the United States Marshal Service shall serve the summons(es), complaint, and this Order upon the defendant(s), in the manner directed by the plaintiff, with all costs of service to be advanced by t he United States Marshal Service.Notwithstanding Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) and Local Rule 4.1, the plaintiff shall have 120 days from the date of this Order to complete service.In order to ensure the Court's judicial resources are not wasted, Attorne y Michael J. Kelley is directed to submit, at the time of filing any complaint, either a Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis (including the plaintiffs financial affidavit), or payment of the Courts filing and administrative fees. Alternativ ely, he may file a "Motion for Leave to File An In Forma Pauperis Motion and Financial Affidavit Late" demonstrating good cause why an in forma pauperis motion could not be filed along with the complaint. Failure to comply with this directi ve may result in the imposition of sanctions. Attorney Kelley remains obligated to comply with the directives contained in Magistrate Judge Bowler's Order in Voutour v. Astrue, C.A. 10-11127-MBB (Memorandum and Order (Docket No. 4 at 3) (directi ng that Attorney Kelley "shall not file any motions for leave to proceed in forma pauperis unless such motions are accompanied by the financial affidavit required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1), or unless he files a motion for leave to file the financial affidavit late, upon good cause shown").(PSSA, 1)
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