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