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Forms Index
Abstract of Judgment Interpreter's CJA Travel Expense Form
Affidavit for Judgment by Default Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations
Affirmation of Service Law Student Intern Appearance Form
Agricultural Appeal Request Form Limited Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Answer and Notice of Appearance Local Civil Rule 12.1 & Notice
Appearance of CounselLocal Civil Rule 54.1. Taxable Costs
Application for Pro Bono Opportunities Local Civil Rule 56.2 & Notice
Application for Reimbursement Local Rule 33.2 Interrogatories & Requests for Production of Documents - Prisoner Cases
Application for the Court to Request Counsel -- habeas corpus case Memorandum re Services Other Than Counsel
Application for the Court to Request Pro Bono Counsel Mileage Rates
Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (IFP Application) Miscellaneous Civil Cover Sheet
Associate Representation Form Motion for Extension of Time to file an Appeal - Civil Case
Attorney Hourly Breakdown Sheets Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal
Attorney Hourly Rates Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing (for pro se cases)
Attorney Service Pass Application Motion Under 28 USC 2255 to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct Sentence by a Person in Federal Custody
Bill of Costs Motions Guide for Pro Se Litigants
Capital Attorney Hourly Breakdown Sheets My Expert cannot Enter Data into eVoucher
Capital Attorney Hourly Rates Notice of Appeal -- civil case
Case Maximums Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Certificate of Good Standing / Wall Certificate Notice of Change of Address
Certificate of Good Standing Contact List Notice of Change of Address For Pro Se Litigants
Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District Notice of Filing of Official Transcript
Civil Cover Sheet Notice of Intent to Request Redaction
CJA Attorney Worksheet (MS Word format) Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons
CJA Attorney Worksheet (WordPerfect format) Notice of Settlement
CJA Death Eligible Worksheet (MS Word format) Notice of Voluntary Dismissal
CJA Death Eligible Worksheet (WordPerfect format) Order for Attorney Name Change
CJA Form 20 Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction and T.R.O.
CJA Form 21 Order to take evidence abroad
CJA Form 23 Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 USC 2241
CJA Form 24Petition for Admission to SDNY Bar
CJA Form 26 Petition Under 28 USC § 2254 for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody
CJA Form 30Plan for Student Practice in Civil Actions
CJA Form 31 Prisoner Authorization
Clerk's Certificate of Default Procedure for Filing a Civil Notice of Appeal to the 2nd Circuit
Complaint - Employment Discrimination Rate and Information Sheet
Complaint - General Redaction Request Form
Complaint - Prisoner Civil Rights, 42 USC § 1983 Related Case Statement
Complaint - Social Security Report on Filing Patent/Trademark
Consent to Electronic Service (for pro se cases) Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Representing Yourself at Trial
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Over a Specific Motion Request to Take Evidence Abroad
Contract Court Interpreter Services: Terms and Conditions Retaining the Service of an Interpreter for CJA Matters
Current Criminal Justice Act Plan Rule 7.1 Statement
Default Judgment Sample Attorney Breakdown Sheets
Discovery Guide for Pro Se Litigants Sample Introductory Letter To Pro Se Litigant
ECF (Password) Registration Only Form with Instructions Satisfaction of Judgment
Electronic Court Recording Transcript Request Form ECR Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility forContract Interpreters in the Federal Courts
EVoucher Attorney Acknowledgment Form Standing Order: Electronic Devices General Purpose
EVoucher Attorney Manual Statement of Damages
EVoucher Court Reporter Acknowledgment Form Stipulation of Settlement & Order of Dismissal
EVoucher Court Reporter Manual Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal
EVoucher Expert Acknowledgment Form Subpoena to Appear and Testify at Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action
EVoucher Expert Manual Subpoena To Produce Documents, Information, or Objects or To Permit Inspection of Premises
EVoucher FAQ Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Civil Action
EVoucher Guidelines Subpoena To Testify at a Deposition In A Criminal Case
Fee Schedule Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Criminal Case
Fillable Form for Electronic Devices General Purpose Summons in a Civil Case
Foreign Mailing Instructions Third Party Summons in a Civil Action
How to Appeal a Social Security/SSI Disability Case Time and Expenses in Common Form
I am an expert but I cannot enter any data into the evoucher the attorney created Time Conversion
Instructions for Admission Pro Hac ViceTranscript Request For Proceeding Recorded By A Court Reporter
Instructions for Billing for Time and Expenses for more than One Client Waiver of Service of Summons
Interpreter Rates Writ of Execution Against Property