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Forms Index
Abstract of Judgment Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations
Affidavit for Judgment by Default Law Student Intern Appearance Form
Affirmation of Service Limited Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Agricultural Appeal Request Form Local Civil Rule 12.1 & Notice
Answer and Notice of AppearanceLocal Civil Rule 54.1. Taxable Costs
Appearance of Counsel Local Civil Rule 56.2 & Notice
Application for Pro Bono Opportunities Local Rule 33.2 Interrogatories & Requests for Production of Documents - Prisoner Cases
Application for Reimbursement Memorandum re Services Other Than Counsel
Application for the Court to Request Counsel -- habeas corpus case Mileage Rates
Application for the Court to Request Pro Bono Counsel Miscellaneous Civil Cover Sheet
Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (IFP Application) Motion for Extension of Time to file an Appeal - Civil Case
Associate Representation Form Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal
Attorney Hourly Breakdown Sheets Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing (for pro se cases)
Attorney Hourly Rates Motion Under 28 USC 2255 to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct Sentence by a Person in Federal Custody
Attorney Service Pass Application Motions Guide for Pro Se Litigants
Bill of Costs My Expert cannot Enter Data into eVoucher
Capital Attorney Hourly Breakdown Sheets Notice of Appeal -- civil case
Capital Attorney Hourly Rates Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Case Maximums Notice of Change of Address
Certificate of Good Standing / Wall Certificate Notice of Change of Address For Pro Se Litigants
Certificate of Good Standing Contact List Notice of Filing of Official Transcript
Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District Notice of Intent to Request Redaction
Civil Cover Sheet Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons
Civil Nature of Suit Code Descriptions 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 Printing eVoucher Forms
CJA Form 30 Prisoner Authorization
CJA Form 31 Procedure for Filing a Civil Notice of Appeal to the 2nd Circuit
Clerk's Certificate of Default Rate and Information Sheet
Complaint - Employment Discrimination Redaction Request Form
Complaint - General Related Case Statement
Complaint - Prisoner Civil Rights, 42 USC § 1983 Report on Filing Patent/Trademark
Complaint - Social Security Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
Consent to Electronic Service (for pro se cases) Representing Yourself at Trial
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Request to Take Evidence Abroad
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Over a Specific Motion Retaining the Service of an Interpreter for CJA Matters
Contract Court Interpreter Services: Terms and Conditions Rule 7.1 Statement
Current Criminal Justice Act Plan Sample Attorney Breakdown Sheets
Default Judgment Sample Introductory Letter To Pro Se Litigant
Discovery Guide for Pro Se Litigants Satisfaction of Judgment
ECF (Password) Registration Only Form with Instructions Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility forContract Interpreters in the Federal Courts
Electronic Court Recording Transcript Request Form ECR 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 in a Criminal Case
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
Interpreter's CJA Travel Expense Form