Pro Se Court Forms


The tables below contain the forms most commonly used by civil pro se litigants in this Court. The tables are organized in the order in which you are most likely to need the form as your case proceeds.

The forms are provided in PDF and/or Word format and are located under the form name. To use a PDF form, you will need Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or later versions. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free product available from www.adobe.com. Once you open the PDF form, type the text in the highlighted fields. If the fields are not highlighted, select "highlight fields" in the upper right-hand corner of the document. If you only have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer you will not be able to save the additions made to the Adobe PDF form.

To use a Word Doc, right-click the link and select the "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As" option. If typing your form in a Word Doc, you may delete lines as needed to fit your text.


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Case Initiation Forms

FORM

References to Form

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Complaint (General Form)  
(PDF)  (DOC)
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
E-Pro Se
Employment Discrimination Complaint  
(PDF)  (DOC)
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
E-Pro Se
Complaint for Judicial Review of Decision of the Commissioner of Social Security   (PDF)  (DOC) Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
E-Pro Se
(JS-44) Civil Cover Sheet  
(PDF)  (DOC
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
Local Rule 3.1
E-Pro Se
(AO 440) Summons in a Civil Action  
(PDF)
Information Sheet #1
Information Sheet #2
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
E-Pro Se
(AO 398) Notice of a Lawsuit and Request to Waive Service of a Summons
(PDF)
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
 
(AO 399) Waiver of the Service of Summons
(PDF)
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
 
(AO 239) Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs
(PDF)  (DOC
Information Sheet #1
Information Sheet #3
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
 
 
Application for Pro Se Litigant to File Electronically  
(PDF
Information Sheet #1
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 2
 
Consent to Magistrate Judge  
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3  

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Dismissal Forms

FORM

References to Form

Notice of Dismissal
(PDF)  (DOC
Notice of Stipulated Dismissal
(PDF)  (DOC)
 

 

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Motions Forms

FORM

References to Form

Notice of Hearing
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Motion Form
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Memorandum of Law
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Meet-and-Confer Statement
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Information Sheet for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Preliminary Injunction
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
LR 7.1/72.2 Certificate of Compliance
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Local Rule 7.1
Certificate of Service for Service by Mail
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Certificate of Service of Conventially Filed/Sealed Documents  
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
Certificate of Service of Proposed Orders  
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 3
 

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Discovery Forms

FORM

References to Form

(AO88) Subpoena to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action
(PDF
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 4
(AO88A) Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition or to Produce Documents in a Civil Action
(PDF)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 4
(AO88B) Subpoena Produce Documents, Information or Objects, or to Permit Inspection of Premises
(PDF)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 4
Local Rule 26.1
 

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Trial Forms

FORM

References to Form

(AO187) Exhibit and Witness List
(PDF)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 6
 

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Appeal Forms

FORM

References to Form

Notice of Appeal
(PDF)  (DOC)
Pro Se Guidebook - Chapter 7
Motion and Affidavit for Permission to Appeal In Forma Pauperis
(PDF)
 
 

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Transcripts Forms

FORM

References to Form

Notice of Intent to Request Redaction
(PDF
Transcript Policy
Local Rule 5.5
Statement of Redaction
(PDF)
Transcript Policy
Local Rule 5.5
 

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CM/ECF Forms

FORM

References to Form

Application for Pro Se Litigant to file Electronically
(PDF
Information Sheet #4
Civil CM/ECF Guide
Reference list of Personal Identifiers
(SAMPLE - PDF)  (DOC)
Civil CM/ECF Guide
Redaction Procedures for Civil Case
ECF Account Maintenance
(PDF)
Civil CM/ECF Guide
 

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Other Forms

FORM

References to Form

(AO133) Bill of Costs
(PDF
Pro Se Guidebook - Introduction
Local Rule 54.3
Bill of Costs Guide
(PDF)
Pro Se Guidebook - Introduction
Local Rule 54.3


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