New York Legal Forms

If you have a legal issue, it is always best to talk to a lawyer. But, there are some free legal forms that can help you take the next step.

Beware of buying forms online! You can talk to a court clerk and may be able to get the form for free. You also don’t want to spend money on forms that you do not know how to fill out correctly without help.

Below is a list of free legal forms (to print or do online) that LawNY, LawHelp, or the New York courts have made available:


Representing yourself? Click here to use free, online programs to help your prepare for court or an administrative hearing. 

A live person can help you find legal information on

There are also court forms for the following categories:

More about our online programs:
The New York State Unified Court System partnered with Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY), Legal Services NYC, LawHelp/NY, and Pro Bono Net in a project which was funded by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and the State Justice Institute (SJI). The Chicago-Kent College of Law provides the A2J Author® software used to create these programs, and the National Public Automated Documents Online (NPADO) Project of Pro Bono Net provides servers and Internet support.

There are a lot of court forms that you can download and print out from the CourtHelp website.


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