Torres v. Wells, et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-02640

ORDER granting {{35}} Motion to allow e-filing access. Signed by Magistrate Judge Amanda Arnold Sansone on 10/20/2016. (BEE)

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PageID 299 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION RICKY TORRES, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 8:16-cv-2640-T-23AAS MIKE WELLS, et al., Defendants. / ORDER This matter is before the Court on pro se Plaintiff's Motion to Allow Electronic Filing Access (Doc. 35). Upon consideration, the Motion (Doc. 35) is GRANTED, and it is ORDERED1 as follows: 1. To fully access the Court's electronic filing system, Plaintiff must have: internet access, an email account, PDF capabilities, and a PACER account. 2. Plaintiff shall register for electronic filing by visiting the CM/ECF link on the Court's website at When filling out the request for a CM/ECF log in and password, Plaintiff is to insert 0000000 (seven zeros) when prompted to fill in a Bar number. Plaintiff may contact the Clerk's Office (813-301-5400) if assistance is needed registering for CM/ECF. 3. Once registered, Plaintiff shall complete the CM/ECF program tutorial on the Court's website. Plaintiff also shall become familiar with and follow the policies and 1 On September 27, 2016, the undersigned denied without prejudicial Plaintiff's initial request and informed him of certain procedural requirements with which he had to comply (Doc. 12). It appears from Plaintiff's Motion, that those requirements have been met and that this request is unopposed. (Doc. 35, pp. 2-5). PageID 300 procedures set forth in the ECF Administrative Procedures for Civil and Criminal Cases, which is available under the CM/ECF link on the Court's website. 4. In the alternative to filing electronically, Plaintiff is permitted to mail hard copies of his filings to the Clerk of the Court instead of filing in person at the courthouse. DONE AND ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, on this 20th day of October, 2016. cc: Pro se Plaintiff Counsel of Record 2