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Forms Index
Abstract of Judgment Local Rule 33.2 Interrogatories & Requests for Production of Documents - Prisoner Cases
Affidavit for Judgment by Default Memorandum re Services Other Than Counsel
Affirmation In Support of Request For Certificate of Default Mileage Rates
Affirmation of Service Miscellaneous Civil Cover Sheet
Agricultural Appeal Request Form Motion for Extension of Time to file an Appeal - Civil Case
Answer and Notice of Appearance Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal
Appearance of Counsel Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing (for pro se cases)
Application for Pro Bono Opportunities 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 Motions Guide for Pro Se Litigants
Application for the Court to Request Pro Bono Counsel My Expert cannot Enter Data into eVoucher
Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (IFP Application) Notice of Appeal -- civil case
Associate Representation Form Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Attorney Hourly Rates 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 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 Pro Se Appearance
Certificate of Good Standing Contact List Notice of Settlement
Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District Notice of Voluntary Dismissal
Civil Cover Sheet Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction and T.R.O.
Civil Nature of Suit Code Descriptions Order to take evidence abroad
CJA Form 23 Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 USC 2241
CJA Form 26Petition for Admission to SDNY Bar
Clerk's Certificate of Default Petition Under 28 USC § 2254 for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody
Complaint - Employment DiscriminationPlan for Student Practice in Civil Actions
Complaint - General Printing eVoucher Forms
Complaint - Prisoner Civil Rights, 42 USC § 1983 Prisoner Authorization
Complaint - Social Security Procedure for Filing a Civil Notice of Appeal to the 2nd Circuit
Consent to Electronic Service (for pro se cases) Rate and Information Sheet
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Redaction Request Form
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Over a Specific Motion Related Case Statement
Contract Court Interpreter Services: Terms and Conditions Report on Filing Patent/Trademark
Current Criminal Justice Act Plan Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
Default Judgment Representing Yourself at Trial
Discovery Guide for Pro Se Litigants Request to Take Evidence Abroad
ECF (Password) Registration Only Form with Instructions Resetting a Forgotten or Expired Password
Electronic Court Recording Transcript Request Form ECR Retaining the Service of an Interpreter for CJA Matters
EVoucher Attorney Acknowledgment Form Rule 68 Judgement
EVoucher Attorney Manual Rule 7.1 Statement
EVoucher Court Reporter Acknowledgment Form Sample Introductory Letter To Pro Se Litigant
EVoucher Court Reporter Manual Satisfaction of Judgment
EVoucher Expert Acknowledgment Form Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility forContract Interpreters in the Federal Courts
EVoucher Expert Manual Standing Order: Electronic Devices General Purpose
EVoucher FAQ Statement of Damages
EVoucher Guidelines Stipulation of Settlement & Order of Dismissal
Fee Schedule Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal
Fillable Form for Electronic Devices General Purpose Subpoena to Appear and Testify at Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action
Foreign Mailing Instructions Subpoena to Produce Documents, Information, or Objects in a Criminal Case
How to Appeal a Social Security/SSI Disability Case Subpoena To Produce Documents, Information, or Objects or To Permit Inspection of Premises
I am an expert but I cannot enter any data into the evoucher the attorney created Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Civil Action
Instructions for Admission Pro Hac Vice Subpoena To Testify at a Deposition In A Criminal Case
Instructions for Billing for Time and Expenses for more than One Client Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Criminal Case
Interpleader - Motion for Deposit Summons In A Civil Action (FOIA)
Interpleader - Motion for Disbursement Summons in a Civil Case
Interpleader - Order for Deposit Summons in a Civil Case - 28 USC 1608
Interpleader - Order for Disbursement Summons in a Civl Case - 16 USC 1855(3)(A)
Interpreter Rates Third Party Summons in a Civil Action
Interpreter's CJA Travel Expense Form Time and Expenses in Common Form
Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations Time Conversion
Law Student Intern Appearance Form Transcript Request For Proceeding Recorded By A Court Reporter
Limited Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel Voucher For Pro Bono Attorney Expenses In Civil Case
Local Civil Rule 12.1 & Notice Waiver of Service of Summons
Local Civil Rule 54.1. Taxable Costs Writ of Execution Against Property
Local Civil Rule 56.2 & Notice