United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Tacoma
MICHELLE C. GABLE, Plaintiff,
WASHINGTON CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN WCCW et al, Defendants.
ORDER DIRECTING SERVICE OF: CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT,
AND MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER (TRO)
Theresa L. Fricke United States Magistrate Judge
a civil rights action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
1983. Plaintiff is a prisoner in state custody, and is
proceeding with this action pro se.
has paid the court filing fee and therefore is responsible
for effecting service of the complaint; however, the Court
has screened the complaint as required by 28 U.S.C. §
1915A(a), and directs the Clerk to serve the complaint in
accordance with Local Rule LCR 4(c). Further, because
Plaintiff has paid the court filing fee, both her proposed
motion to delay payment of the filing fee and her proposed
amended motion to extend the deadline to pay that fee hereby
are DENIED as moot.
is currently incarcerated at the Washington Corrections
Center for Women (“WCCW”) and is subject to
Mandatory Electronic E-Filing pursuant to General Orders
02-15 and 06-16. The Court thus hereby ORDERS as follows:
Service by Clerk
Clerk is directed to send the following to the Jo Wofford,
Dr. Rain Carei, Paul Clark, Mr. Schultz, Adam Perkins, Dr.
Lisa Anderson, by e-mail: copies of Plaintiff's
complaint, this Order, the notice of lawsuit and request for
waiver of service of summons, a waiver of service of summons,
and the motion for TRO and/or temporary/permanent injunction.
shall have thirty (30) days within which to
return the enclosed waiver of service of summons. A defendant
who timely returns the signed waiver shall have sixty
(60) days after the date designated on the notice of
lawsuit to file and serve an answer to the complaint or a
motion permitted under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil
defendant who fails to timely return the signed waiver will
be personally served with a summons and complaint, and may be
required to pay the full costs of such service, pursuant to
Rule 4(d)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. A
defendant who has been personally served shall file an answer
or motion permitted under Rule 12 within thirty (30)
days after service.
Filing and Service by Parties, Generally
attorneys admitted to practice before this Court are required
to file documents electronically via the Court's CM/ECF
system. Counsel are directed to the Court's website,
www.wawd.uscourts.gov, for a detailed description of
the requirements for filing via CM/ECF. Plaintiff shall file
all documents electronically. All filings must indicate in
the upper right hand corner the name of the magistrate judge
to whom the document is directed.
document filed with the Court must be accompanied by proof
that it has been served upon all parties that have entered a
notice of appearance in the underlying matter. Plaintiffs
shall indicate the date the document is submitted for
e-filing as the date of service.
request for court action shall be set forth in a motion,
properly filed and served. Pursuant to LCR 7(b), any argument
being offered in support of a motion shall be submitted as a
part of the motion itself and not in a separate document. The
motion shall include in its caption (immediately below the
title of the motion) a designation ...