United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia, Dublin Division
January 26, 2015
IN RE SARALAND, LLLP, Debtor.
LISTER HARRELL; NIKKI HARRELL a/k/a NIKKI MINCEY d/b/a PLANTATION MANAGEMENT; and PLANTATION MANAGEMENT, INC., Defendants. TODD BOUDREAUX, Trustee for Saraland, LLLP, Plaintiff, Adversary in Bankruptcy No. 13-03005 Bankruptcy No. 12-3113
On December 10, 2014, Mr. Lister W. Harrell filed a notice of appeal in the United States Bankruptcy Court in an adversary proceeding, Bankr. Case No. 13-03005 (S.D. Ga. April 29, 2013). Mr. Harrell purports to appeal from Orders entered in the Bankruptcy Court on April 29, 2013 and May 13, 2013. Mr. Harrell did not pay the required appellate filing fee.
On November 18, 2014, the Bankruptcy Court issued a well-reasoned, detailed, fourteen-page Report and Recommendation, recommending denial of Mr. Harrell's in forma pauperis request. (Bankr. Doc. No. 86.) Upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation, and upon a de novo review of the underlying bankruptcy proceedings, the Court hereby ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation and therefore DENIES in forma pauperis status to Mr. Harrell.
This appeal is the twenty-first appeal filed by Mr. Harrell in the past year. He has not paid a filing fee for any appeal and has been denied in forma pauperis status in every appeal. There is no reason to believe that Mr. Harrell will comply with a directive to pay a filing fee given his failure to do so in any of the prior twenty cases, all of which have now been dismissed. Accordingly, this appeal is DISMISSED for want of prosecution, and the Clerk is directed to CLOSE the case and TERMINATE all pending motions.
ORDER ENTERED at Augusta, Georgia,