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Rights violation case in federal court I am a pro se

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For acivil rights violation case in federal court I am a pro se litigant and I filed court paperwork 1 day late but the judge dismissed my case without prejudice meaning i can refile again in court with the necessary amendments for my case but my questions are:
1.Do i need to file other paperwork to ensure my case will proceed and not get dismissed based on timeliness. For instance an extension ?
2. I filled out a in forma pauperis at the time and I was working and he ordered me to pay my fee to proceed. But i became unemployed shortly after that and wanted to know how do i proceed with informing the judge i am now unemployed and unable to pay the filing fee?
3. Are there any new state or federal laws that protect pro se litigants against not filling in a timely manner
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Maverick replied 1 year ago.

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Need a clarification: If you filed one day late, then wouldn't that mean that you missed the statute of limitations? Or, is there something else going on here?