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Rule 4.14 - Proceedings under 28 U.S.C. Sections 2254 and 2255

(a) All proceedings instituted in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Sections 2254 and 2255, respectively, shall be governed by the Rules pertaining to such proceedings as prescribed by the Supreme Court of the United States, including the model forms appended thereto.

(b) In proceedings instituted in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. Sections 2254 and 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 by persons in custody, the Court may order, as a condition to allowing the case to proceed, that the Clerk's and Marshal's fees be paid by the petitioner if it appears that he has $25.00 or more to his credit (in Section 2254 cases), or $120.00 or more to his credit (in Section 1983 cases), in any account maintained for him by custodial authorities.