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Family Law | Divorce (Uncontested) | Civil

You can also click on the links below if you need a form for NYC Civil Court.
Civil | Housing | Small Claims

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Family Court | Surrogate's Court

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FAMILY LAW FORMS
Kind of Case Form Name
Order of Protection
[Family Court]
Family Offense Petition
Order of Protection
[Family Court]
Petition for Violation of Order of Protection
Paternity
[Family Court]
Paternity Petition

Paternity Petition (DIY Form)
Peticiones de Paternidad (Formularios “Hágalo-Usted-Mismo”)
Paternity
[Family Court]
Paternity Petition [other than parent]
Paternity
[Family Court]
Petition to Vacate Acknowledgment Of Paternity
Custody/Visitation
[Family Court]
Petition
Custody/Visitation
[Family Court]
Petition for Enforcement of a Custody/Visitation Order

Petition for Enforcement of a Custody/Visitation Order (DIY Form)
Custody/Visitation
[Family Court]
Petition for Modification of a Custody/Visitation Order

Petition for Modification of a Custody/Visitation Order (DIY Form)
Custody/Visitation
[Family Court]
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus
Guardianship
[Family Court]
Petition for Guardianship Of A Person
Guardianship
[Family Court]
Petition for Appointment As Standby Guardian
Guardianship
[Surrogate's Court]
Petition for Guardianship Of A Person
Guardianship
Article 17-A

[Surrogate's Court]
Petition for Appointment of Guardian
of a Mentally Retarded / Developmentally Disabled Person


Petition for Appointment of Guardian
of a Mentally Retarded / Developmentally Disabled Person
(DIY Form)
Support
[Family Court]
Petition for Support
Support
[Family Court]
Petition for Violation of Support Order

Petition for Violation of Support Order (DIY Form)
Support
[Family Court]
Petition for Support After Acknowledgment of Paternity
Support
[Family Court]
Motion to Vacate Adjusted Order of Support
Support
[Family Court]
Financial Disclosure Affidavit
Support
[Family Court]
Objection to Proposed Adjusted Order of Support Collection Unit
Support
[Family Court]
Petition for Modification of Support Order

Petition for Modification of Support Order (DIY Form)
Support
[Family Court]
Petition for Enforcement of Support Order

Petition for Enforcement of Support Order (DIY Form)
Please note: If you don't find the form you need above additional forms are available at: www.nycourts.gov/litigants/forms.shtml

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UNCONTESTED DIVORCE FORMS
[Supreme Court]
Uncontested Divorce Booklets

Uncontested Divorce Program (DIY Form)
Please note: Other related forms and information can be found at: www.nycourts.gov/divorce/

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CIVIL LAW FORMS
Kind of Case Form Name
Name Change Supreme and County Court

Petition for Individual Adult Change of Name (DIY Form)
NYC Civil Court

Petition for Individual Adult Change of Name

Petition for Individual Adult Change of Name (DIY Form)

Petition for Individual Minor's Change of Name

Petition for Individual Minor's Change of Name (DIY Form)

Consent
Estates
[Surrogate's Court]
Petition for Letters of Administration
Surrogate's Court Safe Deposit Box Petition Program (DIY Form)
Small Estate
[Surrogate's Court]
Small Estate Affidavit
(Person died between 8/29/96 and 12/31/2008)


Small Estate Affidavit
(Person died on or after 1/1/2009)


Small Estate Affidavit Program (DIY Form)

Amended Small Estate Affidavit
(Person died between 8/29/1996 and 12/31/2008)


Amended Small Estate Affidavit
(Person died on or after 1/1/2009)
Probate
[Surrogate's Court]
Petition for Probate
Consumer Debt
[All Courts]
Vacate a Default Judgment in a Consumer Debt Case (DIY Form)
Housing
For Tenants
For Outside New York City

Tenant Affidavit to Vacate a Default Judgment (DIY Form)

For New York City

Tenant Affidavit to Vacate a Default Judgment (DIY Form)

Tenant Affidavit to Restore Case to Calendar (DIY Form)

Nonpayment Answer Program (DIY Form)

Programa de Respuestas para Demandas por Incumplimiento del Pago del Alquiler (DIY Form)
Housing
[NYC Civil Court]
Roommate Holdover Program (DIY Form)

Roommate Notice of Termination Program (DIY Form)
Housing
For Landlords
For Outside New York City

Small Property Owner Nonpayment Petition Program (DIY Form)

Small Property Licensee Notice to Quit and Holdover Petition Program (DIY Form)

Small Property Owner Squatter Notice to Quit and Holdover Petition Program (DIY Form)

For New York City

Small Property Owner Nonpayment Petition Program (DIY Form)

Small Property Owner Rent Demand Program (DIY Form)

Small Property Owner Licensee Notice to Quit and Holdover Petition Program (DIY Form)
Please note: If you don't find the form you need above additional forms are available at: www.nycourts.gov/litigants/forms.shtml

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Last updated on April 14, 2014

 New York State Unified Court System