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REMINDER: Pursuant to Local Rule 5.2(a), proof of service of all pleadings and other papers required or permitted to be served (except in the case of an ex parte proceeding) shall be made in compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(d).

If the form you download does not have a Certificate of Service and you are required to file one, please be sure to file a Certificate of Service with the document. An example Certificate of Service can be found on page 19 of the Civil/Criminal Cases-Electronic Filing Policies and Procedures Manual.

National Forms from the Administrative Office of United States Courts
Abstract of Judgment
Application and Affidavit by an Incarcerated Person to Proceed Without Prepayment of Fees
Appearance of Counsel - AO 458
Application for Admission to CJA Panel
Application to proceed Without Prepayment of Fees and Affidavit
Bill of Costs Form
Bill of Costs - Guidelines for Attorneys - Taxation of Court Costs in the Southern District of Ohio
Certificate of Judgment Under §2329.02 Ohio Revised Code
Civil Cover Sheet
Supplemental Civil Cover Sheet for Cases Removed from State Court
Clerk's Certification of a Judgment to be Registered in Another District - AO 451
Complaint Form (Prisoner)
Complaint Form (Pro Se)
Complaint Form Under 42 U.S.C. 2000e-5(f) (1) - Form
Complaint Re: Social Security Cases - for Pro Se Use ONLY
Copy Requests (Instructions containing link to National Archives)
Copy Work Order Form
Corporate Disclosure Statement
Deposition Subpoena in a Criminal Case
Electronic Availability of Transcripts
Final Pretrial Order (Western Division at Dayton)
Lien on Real Property as Security for Bond in a Criminal Case
Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice
Motion to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct a Sentence By a Person in Federal Custody under 28 U.S.C § 2255
Notice of Appeal
Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge - AO 085
Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons - AO 398
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus - State Conviction
Preliminary Pretrial Conference Order (Western Division at Dayton)
Process Receipt and Return (USM-285)
Property Bond Guidelines (Cincinnati)
Pro Se Litigants Handbook -- Representing Yourself In United States District Court
Request for Forms - 28 USC 1983 Civil Rights Suit
Request for Forms - 28 USC 2254 Writ of Habeas Corpus
Report on the Filing or Determination of an Action or Appeal Regarding a Copyright
Rule 26(f) Report of Parties(Eastern Division Only)
Rule 26(f) Information (Western Division at Cincinnati Only) Refer to the JUDGES link for specific information regarding Rule 26
Rule 26(f) Report of Parties (Western Division at Dayton Only)
Subpoena to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action - AO 088
Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition or to Produce Documents in a Civil Action - AO 088A
Subpoena to Produce Documents, Information, or Objects or to Permit Inspection of Premises - AO 088B
Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Criminal Case - AO 089
Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Criminal Case - AO 090
Summons in a Civil Action - AO 440
Summons on a Third-Party Complaint - AO 441
Transcript Request Form
U.S. Marshal Form 285
Waiver of Service of Summons - AO 399