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Forms Index
Abstract of Judgment Local Civil Rule 56.2 & Notice
Affidavit for Judgment by Default Local Rule 33.2 Interrogatories & Requests for Production of Documents - Prisoner Cases
Affirmation of Service Memorandum re Services Other Than Counsel
Agricultural Appeal Request Form Mileage Rates
Answer and Notice of Appearance Miscellaneous Civil Cover Sheet
Appearance of Counsel Motion for Extension of Time to file an Appeal - Civil Case
Application for Pro Bono Opportunities Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal
Application for Reimbursement Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing (for pro se cases)
Application for the Court to Request Counsel -- habeas corpus case Motion Under 28 USC 2255 to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct Sentence by a Person in Federal Custody
Application for the Court to Request Pro Bono Counsel Motions Guide for Pro Se Litigants
Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (IFP Application) My Expert cannot Enter Data into eVoucher
Associate Representation Form Notice of Appeal -- civil case
Attorney Hourly Rates Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Attorney Service Pass Application Notice of Change of Address
Bill of Costs 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 Pro Se Appearance
Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District Notice of Settlement
Civil Cover Sheet Notice of Voluntary Dismissal
Civil Nature of Suit Code Descriptions Order for Attorney Name Change
CJA Form 23 Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction and T.R.O.
CJA Form 26 Order to take evidence abroad
Clerk's Certificate of Default Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 USC 2241
Complaint - Employment DiscriminationPetition for Admission to SDNY Bar
Complaint - General Petition Under 28 USC § 2254 for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody
Complaint - Prisoner Civil Rights, 42 USC § 1983Plan for Student Practice in Civil Actions
Complaint - Social Security Printing eVoucher Forms
Consent to Electronic Service (for pro se cases) Prisoner Authorization
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Procedure for Filing a Civil Notice of Appeal to the 2nd Circuit
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Over a Specific Motion Rate and Information Sheet
Contract Court Interpreter Services: Terms and Conditions Redaction Request Form
Current Criminal Justice Act Plan Related Case Statement
Default Judgment Report on Filing Patent/Trademark
Discovery Guide for Pro Se Litigants Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
ECF (Password) Registration Only Form with Instructions Representing Yourself at Trial
Electronic Court Recording Transcript Request Form ECR Request to Take Evidence Abroad
EVoucher Attorney Acknowledgment Form Resetting a Forgotten or Expired Password
EVoucher Attorney Manual Retaining the Service of an Interpreter for CJA Matters
EVoucher Court Reporter Acknowledgment Form Rule 7.1 Statement
EVoucher Court Reporter Manual Sample Introductory Letter To Pro Se Litigant
EVoucher Expert Acknowledgment Form Satisfaction of Judgment
EVoucher Expert Manual Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility forContract Interpreters in the Federal Courts
EVoucher FAQ Standing Order: Electronic Devices General Purpose
EVoucher Guidelines Statement of Damages
Fee Schedule Stipulation of Settlement & Order of Dismissal
Fillable Form for Electronic Devices General Purpose Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal
Foreign Mailing Instructions Subpoena to Appear and Testify at Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action
How to Appeal a Social Security/SSI Disability Case Subpoena to Produce Documents, Information, or Objects in a Criminal Case
I am an expert but I cannot enter any data into the evoucher the attorney created Subpoena To Produce Documents, Information, or Objects or To Permit Inspection of Premises
Instructions for Admission Pro Hac Vice Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Civil Action
Instructions for Billing for Time and Expenses for more than One Client Subpoena To Testify at a Deposition In A Criminal Case
Interpleader - Motion for Deposit Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Criminal Case
Interpleader - Motion for Disbursement Summons In A Civil Action (FOIA)
Interpleader - Order for Deposit Summons in a Civil Case
Interpleader - Order for Disbursement Summons in a Civil Case - 28 USC 1608
Interpreter Rates Summons in a Civl Case - 16 USC 1855(3)(A)
Interpreter's CJA Travel Expense Form Third Party Summons in a Civil Action
Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations Time and Expenses in Common Form
Law Student Intern Appearance Form Time Conversion
Limited Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono CounselTranscript Request For Proceeding Recorded By A Court Reporter
Local Civil Rule 12.1 & Notice Waiver of Service of Summons
Local Civil Rule 54.1. Taxable Costs Writ of Execution Against Property