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