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Read a sampling of what litigants are saying about the DIY Forms programs.




Submitted November 17, 2013
Columbia County Family Court
Custody Modification Program

"This program saved me time and aggravation as well as saving me a ton by not having to pay an attorney to fill out these documents. This program was awesome and I'm extremely happy I found it. I would recommend this program to everyone I know."



Submitted November 9, 2013
Orange County Crawford Town Court
Landlord Nonpayment Petition Program

"We really enjoyed how easy this program was."



Submitted October 16, 2013
Oswego County Family Court
Paternity Petition Program

"Very helpful for people that do not understand court systems or how to fill out paperwork."



Submitted July 29, 2013
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Very helpful to complete forms at home on-line before coming to court. I feel more prepared with this process."



Submitted May 20, 2013
New York County Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"It was refreshing to discover this. Living outside of New York I spent countless years trying to figure out how to pursue support. I hope this process works!"



Submitted March 20, 2013
Cortland County Court
Adult Name Change Program

"This website saved me so much time. I don't even have words!"



Submitted November 22, 2012
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Rent Demand Program

"I found this website to be very user friendly and easy to follow."




Submitted October 10, 2012
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is an interesting method and convenient for clients; it also helps the staff (workers) by taking some of the workload and pressure off their hands."




Submitted September 25, 2012
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program saves so much time and is stress free."




Submitted September 18, 2012
Westchester County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program was very well done and user friendly."


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Submitted August 27, 2012
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Really appreciate the opportunity to prepare the forms online. It made the process go faster. My papers are neater and more accurate. Thanks!"


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Submitted August 1, 2012
Chautauqua County Supreme Court
Adult Name Change

"The DIY saved me money which was the main thing! Thanks so much!"


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Submitted July 20, 2012
Monroe County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Excellent program, and so easy to use!"


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Submitted July 10, 2012
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Tenant Restore to Calendar Program

"I feel that this program is very helpful because it helps us be more independent and the process is faster and easier."


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Submitted June 7, 2012
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is a great service. It saved me so much time being I live in PA. Thank you so much for having this program."


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Submitted June 6, 2012
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Tenant Restore to Calendar Program

"The DIY program is the best thing the court system ever did. It makes the process easier and faster."


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Submitted May 29, 2012
Westchester County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"It is great that I don't have to go to the office to fill out my petition for modification."


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Submitted May 22, 2012
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This DIY program was very helpful. It provided me access to forms that otherwise confuse me at times."


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Submitted May 16, 2012
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"I just want to say thank you and this was one of the best programs I have come across."


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Submitted May 10, 2012
Queens County Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"Continuing to offer these types of services is greatly appreciated and it should continue to clear the court congestion."


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Submitted May 5, 2012
Monroe County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Saved me time and I did not have to take time off from work to travel to a different county's clerk office. Thanks!"


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Submitted May 4, 2012
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"I was impressed with the online guide and service. It was easy to use and clear."


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Submitted May 4, 2012
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"A very progressive, time saving program, excellent to minimize wait time and alleviate client and court personnel stress."


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Submitted May 3, 2012
Otsego County Civil Court
Small Property Nonpayment Program

"The rent demand program was super easy to complete. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. I thought it was great. I hope the eviction paperwork is as simple."


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Submitted May 3, 2012
Queens County Family Court
Paternity Program

"It was very good. The font was big enough. I like the way the program personalizes your session. Very easy to use."


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Submitted February 27, 2012
New York County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is the best thing I've experienced in this or any court."


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Submitted January 22, 2012
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Appreciate the easy use since I am not a lawyer."


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Submitted December 30, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"Very Intuitive and great resource, especially for newbies to the process."

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Submitted December 27, 2011
Dutchess County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This petition form walk through was very helpful. If only the rest of the US Court process were this easy."


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Submitted December 23, 2011
Bronx County Housing Court
NYC Tenant Affidavit Program

"I really appreciate the DIY program. It save me time and I learned something I didn't know."


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Submitted December 9, 2011
Richmond County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"The program is excellent."


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Submitted December 8, 2011
Queens County Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"This program was the best thing this court has offered, pertaining to speedy service!"


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Submitted November 16, 2011
Richmond County Court
Small Property Owners Program

"This program should be promoted more. Took the questions right out of my hand! Great job!"


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Submitted November 7, 2011
Queens County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"I truly enjoyed and learned more about the system through this program and the court clerk was very helpful."


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Submitted November 3, 2011
Montgomery County Court
Landlord Nonpayment Petition Program

"Thank you for simplifying this process."


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Submitted November 3, 2011
Erie County Court
Landlord Nonpayment Petition Program

"Great program to save money."


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Submitted November 2, 2011
Queens County Civil Court
NYC Minor Name Change Program

"Great service, saves time and headache. Clear and accurate instructions."


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Submitted October 31, 2011
Onondaga County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program was so simple and made my life easier. I was so afraid I would do it wrong; had I known how easy it was, I wouldn't have put this off so long."


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Submitted on October 26, 2011
Queens County Civil Court
NYC Civil Tenant Affidavit Program

"The program is straight forward, I like it just took me less than 10 minutes to complete the application 'excellent program.'"


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Submitted on October 24, 2011
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"TI really like the system; it was very easy to navigate and it saves me so much time and scale of 1 - 10, it gets a 20."


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Submitted on October 18, 2011
Richmond County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"This is a great website, I waited all this time to file because I couldn't afford a lawyer to do this."


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Submitted on October 5, 2011
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program is easy to understand, very efficient and saves a lot of time."


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Submitted on October 13, 2011
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is a very useful program saves paper and time for both petitioner and clerk. Excellent program"


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Submitted October 2, 2011
Bronx County Civil Court
NYC Adult Name Change Program

"This is an amazing service. Thanks you for making a very complicated process (filing legal papers) such an enjoyable experience. Thank you."


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Submitted September 22, 2011
Bronx County Civil Court
NYC Tenant Affidavit Program

"This procedure is time saving excellent/easy and self explanatory."


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Submitted on September 19, 2011
Wayne County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program was very helpful because I printed out the papers as well and I wasn't sure where to put the right info so thanks a lot for the DIY program."


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Submitted on September 19, 2011
Saratoga County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This was a great program to use. The explanation for each question was very clear. This is a very user friendly program."


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Submitted on September 19, 2011
New York County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Program is very helpful and informative. Easy to navigate and quite useful."


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Submitted on September 18, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Adult Name Change Program

"This program was great and super helpful! I wish there were even more of these!."


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Submitted on September 11, 2011
Richmond County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"Well done on ease of use and links to definitions of legal terms during the process."


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Submitted on September 9, 2011
Bronx County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"Being that I did my paper work on my own, I felt very satisfied."


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Submitted on September 9, 2011
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"NYS DIY Forms are very helpful and save time. I hope it will stay long in the court system."


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Submitted on September 6, 2011
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Affidavit Program

"Great for individuals who cannot afford an attorneys."


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Submitted on September 6, 2011
New York County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I think and strongly believe that it helped me out a lot. It's very economical."


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Submitted on August 30, 2011
Kings County Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"Excellent, I actually enjoyed this process, it allows us to become more involved and in control of the process. I love it."


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Submitted on August 20, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Civil Minor Name Change Program

"I found this program to be a wonderful time saving tool enabling me to complete forms prior to going to court."


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Submitted on August 19, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Civil Tenant Affidavit Program

"The computerized program helped make things easier since I was already lost."


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Submitted on August 1, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"This is very functional and practical for those who do not have much knowledge of these procedures. Thank you."


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Submitted on July 31, 2011
Suffolk County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I am very appreciative of this service, service was made available to citizens who need to be heard by the court who cannot afford attorneys."


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Submitted on June 29, 2011
Rensselaer Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"DIY Forms Program is very fast and terms are understandable."


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Submitted on June 24, 2011
New York County Civil Court
Adult Name Change Program

"This program is great!! Wish I knew about this before buying the change name packet on Legalzoom. This program should be advertised more, it's wonderful!!!"


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Submitted on May 10, 2011
New York County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I appreciate the new DIY Program. It made me feel part of the process instead of just a number. Thanks."


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Submitted on April 28, 2011
Monroe County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"The self help is a wonderful public advantage."


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Submitted on April 21, 2011
New York County Civil Court
NYC Consumer Debt Program

"I liked the graphics with the figures in conversation on the journey to the courthouse - nice!"


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Submitted on April 11, 2011
Sullivan County Family Court
Support Enforcement Program

"This is an awesome way to do court paper work."


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Submitted on January 31, 2011
Monroe County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Very great program, easy to understand."


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Submitted on January 11, 2011
Onondaga Surrogates County Court
Small Estate Program

"The program was very easy to understand."


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Submitted January 8, 2011
Saratoga County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I found this program to be extremely helpful and saved me time from asking questions and trying to figure our what and how to file! Kudos!!"


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Submitted on November 30, 2010
Tompkins County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"Excellent program."


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Submitted on November 23, 2010
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Great program."


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Submitted on November 16, 2010
Onondaga County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"Very fast and easy to use. Very helpful program."


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Submitted on November 15, 2010
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is by far the best and fastest way to file court papers."


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Submitted on October 28, 2010
New York County Civil Court
NYC Notice of Termination

"The program was great. I was able to navigate and print documents within minutes. Assistance was not needed. I definitely would use this program in the future."


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Submitted on October 14, 2010
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is an excellent program, keep up the good work."


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Submitted on September 19, 2010
Jefferson County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Program was very useful and helpful. All states should use this."


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Submitted on September 7, 2010
Suffolk County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Por ahora creo que es on excelente progromo, que ayuda a entender mejor el procedimenTo y no pagor por llenor pormularios."

"At present I think that it is an excellent program which helps understand the procedure better and not (having to) pay to fill out the forms."


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Submitted on September 5, 2010
Yates County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"All states should implement."


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Submitted on August 23, 2010
Dutchess County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This was much easier than filling out the forms!"


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Submitted on August 12, 2010
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"It was a great experience, because I have no knowledge about computers."


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Submitted on August 8, 2010
New York County Civil Court
NYC Civil Consumer Debt Affidavit Program

"Great tool/resource. Legal proceedings can be confusing despite background/education. This program makes the process simple and
non-challenging."


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Submitted on July 8, 2010
Madison County Family Court
Small Estate Program

"Thank you for making this a simple process!."


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Submitted on July 8, 2010
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program is very helpful. You have very professional employees. On a scale from 1 to 10, I would give you a 10. I hope you stay like that."


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Submitted on July 6, 2010
Bronx County Civil Court
NYC Civil Consumer Debt Affidavit

"It is a good service, because it also educates people at the same time."


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Submitted on June 17, 2010
New York County Civil Court
NYC Civil Tenant Answer

"Was time consuming but was thorough in providing defenses I was unaware of."


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Submitted on June 6, 2010
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Civil Adult Name Change

"This is a great program we should have more program like this to help us out on government papers."


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Submitted on June 2, 2010
Queens County Civil Court
NYC Civil Consumer Debt Affidavit

"Everyone was very helpful. As soon as I was finished with form, someone came over to help."


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Submitted on June 15, 2010
Seneca County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"Everything was handled very well."


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Submitted on June 3, 2010
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I found this to be a great program. I loved that it only took a few minutes as to hours, years ago."


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Submitted on June 1, 2010
New York County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"This was a terrific experience."


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Submitted on May 26, 2010
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"All of the United States should use such system to help educate and assist those without the financials to do so with an attorney."


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Submitted on May 26, 2010
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I think the program is really convenient, the only thing you need is a virtual judge."


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Submitted on May 21, 2010
Jefferson County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Excellent program."


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Submitted on May 11, 2010
Nassau County
Adult Name Change Program

"This is great!!! Very easy to use. The staff were also extremely helpful and courteous. They should be commended."


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Submitted on May 5, 2010
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This a great system, quick and to-the-point. Saved me hours."


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Submitted on April 30, 2010
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"I was actually surprised at being able to print and fill out my petition myself."


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Submitted April 27, 2010
Wayne County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is an excellent and very easy to use program."


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Submitted on April 2, 2010
New York County
NYC Civil Adult Name Change

"The software was extremely easy to use and the directions were clear. Awesome program. Thank you!"


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Submitted on March 24, 2010
Washington County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity to be able to do my own petitions for court."


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Submitted on March 19, 2010
Ulster County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"very easy to use. All forms should be like this."


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Submitted on March 18, 2010
Tioga County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"This is a great program."


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Submitted on March 11, 2010
Queens County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program is great. New York cares about people who can't afford lawyers."


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Submitted on March 10, 2010
New York County
NYC Civil Adult Name Change

The program was user friendly and easy to understand only wish the DMV was this easy."


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Submitted on March 3, 2010
New York County
NYC Civil Tenant Affidavit

"If every citizen is treated with the same courtesy and respect, you are running an excellent program."


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Submitted on February 4, 2010
Bronx County Family Court
Paternity Program

"I was very impressed with the time and look in getting the paper work done."


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Submitted on February 2, 2010
Albany County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Went a lot faster."


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Submitted on January 29, 2010
Genesee County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Please continue to make all forms DIY."


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Submitted on January 19, 2010
Dutchess County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"It was idiot proof. I have to make my business processes more like this."


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Submitted on January 8, 2010
Suffolk County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This was so helpful to use to avoid sitting on in-take for hours. If all forms for court were like this, it would help so much."


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Submitted on January 7, 2010
Orange County Surrogates Court
Small Estate Program

"Love how they confirm your answers, verify so it's done correctly."


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Submitted on January 4, 2010
Onondaga County Surrogates
Small Estate Program

"Very helpful, pleasant people to work with. They made this experience very easy for me and made me feel very comfortable."


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Submitted on January 3, 2010
Monroe County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Make more DIY program available - easy and convenient."


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Submitted on January 27, 2010
Kings County Civil Court
NYC Civil Small Property Owners

"This was very helpful. Step by step instructions. Thank you. I have been a nervous wreck for a year and half because I could not afford an attorney. This truly helps me do the process myself."


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Submitted on January 13, 2010
Suffolk County Supreme Court
Adult Name Change Program

"I don't know that I have ever used a government service that was so very helpful. This is GREAT!"


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Submitted on December 10, 2009
Steuben County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"Surprisingly easy to use."


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Submitted on November 10, 2009
Queens County Family Court
Paternity Program

"The "DIY" forms/computer access is very convenient, and also helps save a lot of time."


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Submitted on November 3, 2009
Monroe County Surrogate's Court
Small Estate Program

"Very user friendly and easy to follow questions."


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Submitted on November 2, 2009
Nassau County Supreme Court
Adult Name Change Program

"This was truly a great program much easier to understand than the other papers."


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Submitted on October 26, 2009
Kings County Family Court
Paternity Program

"This program save both me and the Court employee time. It was relatively easy to navigate and even simpler to complete. Great for efficiency!!!"


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Submitted on October 26, 2009
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"It was way too simple. That was a little scary to me."


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Submitted on October 21, 2009
Dutchess County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This program was very efficient and helpful."


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Submitted on October 16, 2009
Bronx County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This is a great way to changing the way to file paper."


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Submitted on October 2, 2009
Kings County Family Court
Support Modification Program

"This was extremely helpful since I couldn't figure out how to fill out the actual form; so thank you!!!"


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