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