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Court Help Forms & Links

In consideration of the increased number of individuals representing themselves in legal matters the court has placed the most commonly used forms on line as a resource. Please be advised that the forms detailed below are intended to be a guide and as such do not address every possible situation. Additionally it must be noted that all persons choosing to act as their own counsel should research the law prior to commencing a proceeding or submitting an answer. Persons seeking to research the law may find it helpful to visit the Law Library located on the 6th floor of this building. Court Staff cannot act as your counsel, provide legal advice or suggestions. Court staff can provide all litigants with procedural information.


Motions | Summons Complaint & Answers | Poor Person Order | OSC Actions | OSC Special Proceedings | Matrimonial


Motions PDF
Affidavit In Support PDF
Blue Back Information Sheet PDF
Cross Motion PDF
How to Answer Motion PDF
How to make a motion PDF
Motion Checklist PDF
Reply Motion PDF
Support and Cross Motion PDF

Summons, Complaint and Answers PDF
Answer Form and verification Long PDF
Answer Form and verification PDF
Complaint fill in wpd long PDF
Complaint fill in wpd PDF
Complaint Sample PDF
Complaint Verification PDF
Extend time to answer PDF
How To Commence A Civil Action PDF
How to respond to a complaint new PDF
Not. of Appearance PDF
Order Extending Plaintiff's Time PDF
Summons with Notice PDF
Summons extra caption space PDF
Summons PDF
Third Party Answer PDF
Verification PDF

Poor Person Order PDF
CPLR 1101(a) PDF
CPLR 1101(d) PDF
How to apply for Poor Person Status PDF
Poor Person affidavit PDF
Poor Persons Applications Proof of Income PDF
How to Apply for a Poor Persons Order / Fee waiver PDF

OSC Actions PDF
Notice-Copies Order to Show Cause PDF
O.S.C. with Temporary restraining Order in Civil Action PDF
Order to Show Cause-Civil Action PDF
Order to Show Cause- For Contempt PDF

OSC Special Proceeding PDF
Notice-Copies OSC plus PDF
O.S.C. Spec. Proceeding PDF
O.S.C. with TRO in Special Proceeding General PDF
O.S.C. with TRO in Spec. Proceeding PDF
O.S.C. Temporary Restraining Order Notice Speical Proceeding PDF

Divorce Forms and Instructions
Uncontested Divorce Forms Packet Instructions
Uncontested Divorce Packet Forms
Requirements For Filing Uncontested Divorce Papers

Marriage Waiver/Affidavit (waive time requirement) PDF
Marriage Waiver Affidavit PDF

Foreclosure PDF
5 Question Sheet PDF
Appoint Referee (Default With Title Amendment - REVISED) PDF
Auction Sheet PDF
Bank Worksheet PDF
Defendant Worksheet PDF
Foreclosure Auction Surplus Monies Form PDF
Foreclosure & Sale Judgement PDF
Referee Affirmation Foreclosure Sales PDF

Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Forms

Uncontested Divorce DIY Program

Adult Name Change Program

Frequently Asked Questions page

Vacate a Default Judgement in a Consumer Debt Case


Other Info

Glossary of Legal Terms

Filing Fees - Supreme/County Courts - For Civil Matters