Notice of Guidelines

Notice of Guidelines for Appearing Pro Se in Civil Cases

Forms - Pro Se

Prisoner Forms

Petition Under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 for Writ of Habeas Corpus by a Person in Custody
Petition
Application for Prisoners to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Short Form)

 

Petition Under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 for Relief from a Conviction or Sentence by a Person in State Custody
Petition
Application for Prisoners to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Short Form)

 

Motion Under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct Sentence by a Person in Federal Custody
Motion

 

Complaint Under the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Prisoner Civil Rights Complaint
Motion for Prisoners to Proceed In Forma Pauperis

 

Petitions Under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 and 28 U.S.C. § 2255 in Death Penalty Cases
Cover Sheet Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 9.4

 

Non-Prisoner Forms

General Complaint
Complaint
Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis
Designation Form
Civil Case Management Track Designation Form

 

Complaint for Employment Discrimination or Rehabilitation Act Lawsuit
Complaint
Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis
Designation Form
Civil Case Management Track Designation Form
Request for Appointment of Attorney

 

Social Security Complaint
Checklist for Plaintiffs Without Lawyers
Social Security Complaint
Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis
Designation Form
Civil Case Management Track Designation Form
Notice to Plaintiffs Without Lawyers (Pro Se) in Social Security Cases Regarding Appointment of Counsel
Motion for Counsel
Consent to or Declination of Jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge

 

Resources

Volunteer Attorney Panels of the Eastern District
Bar Sponsored Lawyer Referral Services in the Eastern District
PALawHelp.org  

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