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Civil

see Civil Court for additional information

Answer (Self represented defendant's Answer to a Civil Summons)
DC-54 "In Person" Answer

Affidavit of Personal Service
DC-149R

Affidavit of Service (Mail)
DC-149M Use with Order to Show Cause or Motion where service by mail is ordered

Demand for Trial de novo (after Civil arbitration)

Notice Of Appeal - Civil
for use to appeal a Judge's decision on motion, or judgment after a Trial or Trial de Novo (includes the Request for Appellate Term Action RATA)  

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Small Claims & Commercial Small Claims

see Small Claims Court for additional information

Complaint Form
DC-283 to commence Small Claim Action or Commercial Small Claim Action

Demand Letter for Commercial Small Claims Consumer Transaction
DC 292 / UCS-124

Certification for Commercial Small Claims Consumer Transaction
DC 293 / UCS-119 (required for Consumer Transactions claims)

Demand for Trial de novo (after Small Claims or Commercial Small Claims arbitration)

Affidavit of Personal Service
DC-149R

Affidavit of Service (Mail)
DC-149M Use with Order to Show Cause or Motion where service by mail is ordered

Affidavit in Support of Motion to Vacate a Default Judgment by Defendant (Civil Cases)

Order to Show Cause
for vacating a Default Judgment

Notice Of Appeal - Civil
for use to appeal a Judge's decision on motion or judgment after trial de novo (includes the Request for Appellate Term Action RATA)  

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Landlord Tenant

see Landlord Tenant Court for additional information

For Landlord-Homeowners without attorneys :
Some of the forms needed to start the most common Landlord Tenant actions are online at:

 

For Tenants without attorneys :
If default judgment has been entered against you, the forms needed to request to reopen a Landlord Tenant action:

 

Affidavit of Personal Service
DC-149R

Affidavit of Service (Mail)
DC-149M Use with Order to Show Cause or Motion where service by mail is ordered

Notice Of Appeal - Civil
for use to appeal a Judge's decision on motion, or judgment after a Trial (includes the Request for Appellate Term Action RATA)  

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Criminal Traffic & Town Ordinance

see Criminal Court for additional information

Application to vacate a District Court Warrant
DC-320-A

Notice of Application and Motion for Remission of Bail Forfeited pursuant to CPL §540.30
DC-415

Affidavit of Personal Service
DC-149R

Affidavit of Service (Mail)
DC-149M Use with Order to Show Cause or Motion where service by mail is ordered

Advisement of Right to Appeal
includes form for pro-se defendants to have the court prepare and serve and file Notice of Appeal
DC-16 (English, Spanish, & Polish)

Notice of Appeal - Criminal
used to commence an appeal on Criminal, Traffic and Town Ordinance orders or judgments

Request for Certified Transcript of Record or Certificate of Disposition
DC-411

Transcript Release (CPL 160.50)
DC-412 (also DC-411 and DC-412)

Affidavit designating Agent to access sealed records (CPL 160.50)
DC-413 (also DC-411 and DC-413)

Youthful Offender Transcript Release and Order (CPL 720)
DC-75 (also DC-411 and DC-75)

Application by an Eligible Offender for a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities
DC- DPCA-52 How to file an application for a Certificate of Relief from Civil Disabilities

Waiver of Production form (DC-423) - client produced "paperwork only"

 

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Parking

see Parking Tickets for additional information

Ex parte motion to dismiss handicapped parking ticket, supporting affidavit, and consent to adjudication by a Judicial Hearing Officer (JHO)
DC-422

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