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Forms Index
Abstract of Judgment Limited Notice of Appearance of Pro Bono Counsel
Affidavit for Judgment by Default Local Civil Rule 12.1 & Notice
Affirmation of ServiceLocal Civil Rule 54.1. Taxable Costs
Agricultural Appeal Request Form Local Civil Rule 56.2 & Notice
Answer and Notice of Appearance Local Rule 33.2 Interrogatories & Requests for Production of Documents - Prisoner Cases
Appearance of Counsel Memorandum re Services Other Than Counsel
Application for Pro Bono Opportunities Mileage Rates
Application for Reimbursement Miscellaneous Civil Cover Sheet
Application for the Court to Request Counsel -- habeas corpus case Motion for Extension of Time to file an Appeal - Civil Case
Application for the Court to Request Pro Bono Counsel Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal
Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (IFP Application) Motion for Permission for Electronic Case Filing (for pro se cases)
Associate Representation Form 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
Civil Nature of Suit Code Descriptions Notice of Voluntary Dismissal
CJA Form 23 Order for Attorney Name Change
CJA Form 26 Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction and T.R.O.
Clerk's Certificate of Default Order to take evidence abroad
Complaint - Employment Discrimination Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 USC 2241
Complaint - GeneralPetition for Admission to SDNY Bar
Complaint - Prisoner Civil Rights, 42 USC § 1983 Petition Under 28 USC § 2254 for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody
Complaint - Social SecurityPlan for Student Practice in Civil Actions
Consent to Electronic Service (for pro se cases) Printing eVoucher Forms
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Prisoner Authorization
Consent to Proceed Before US Magistrate Judge Over a Specific Motion Procedure for Filing a Civil Notice of Appeal to the 2nd Circuit
Contract Court Interpreter Services: Terms and Conditions Rate and Information Sheet
Current Criminal Justice Act Plan Redaction Request Form
Default Judgment Related Case Statement
Discovery Guide for Pro Se Litigants Report on Filing Patent/Trademark
ECF (Password) Registration Only Form with Instructions Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
Electronic Court Recording Transcript Request Form ECR Representing Yourself at Trial
EVoucher Attorney Acknowledgment Form Request to Take Evidence Abroad
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 Case
Interpleader - Order for Deposit Third Party Summons in a Civil Action
Interpleader - Order for Disbursement Time and Expenses in Common Form
Interpreter Rates Time Conversion
Interpreter's CJA Travel Expense FormTranscript Request For Proceeding Recorded By A Court Reporter
Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations Waiver of Service of Summons
Law Student Intern Appearance Form Writ of Execution Against Property