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