The Seventh Judicial District has several local forms for Cayuga, Seneca, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Wayne, Ontario, and Monroe counties. DIY forms are free, easy-to-follow step-by-step computer programs that ask you a series of questions and then use the answers to prepare customized court forms ready to be delivered and filed. DIY forms are free, easy-to-follow step-by-step computer programs that ask the litigant a series of questions and then use the answers to prepare personalized court forms ready to be served and filed. Some programs identify problems and produce fact sheets. The New York State Courts Access to Justice Program oversees the development of these programs to help self-represented litigants navigate the court system. For more information on DIY and other court forms, visit CourtHelp at: www.nycourthelp.gov/diy/index.html If you need another form that isn`t listed here, go to the Status Forms link. www.nycourts.gov/forms/familycourt/index.shtml Programa de Respuestas para Demandas por Incumplimiento del Pago del Alquiler (Non-Paying Response Program) These computer programs ask you questions. The program then uses your answers to create a form for your case or create a fact sheet to help you in court. These programs cannot be filed electronically. Your document must be printed and submitted to the court. Computer requirements To use DIY form programs, make sure you have: Petición de Paternidad (Paternity petition in Spanish) Amendment and enforcement/counterfeiting program Ask family court to change a child or spousal support order because of a “change in circumstances.” You can also use this program to ask the court to enforce the support order if the other parent does not comply. The NYS Courts Access to Justice Program has created videos promoting DIY (Do-It-Yourself) forms with Unified Court System staff.
The videos explain how New York State litigants can easily use free DIY form programs to create the required court records without hiring a lawyer. Eviction application for non-payment by landlord and written request for rent claim Paternity application file to apply to family court for an order indicating who the child`s legal biological father is. DIY forms for support changes and enforcement/violations are available online at CourtHelp and at many clerk offices and help centers across the state. Request for change of custody/visitation If there is a “change in circumstances” and the custody or access order needs to be changed, file this petition. Don`t see the program you need? Come back and see us. We are working on other programs for you! Here you will find all available DIY form programs. Be sure to add the name of the county where you are submitting to the form. Help using DIY forms For more information about using DIY forms programs, see frequently asked questions. Application for enforcement of custody or access Ask the family court for help if the custody or access order is not being followed. NYS DIY forms are only for court users who do not have a lawyer and legal advice, as well as pro bono lawyers and employees who help clients who cannot afford lawyers. Commercial use is prohibited and no one can charge for the use of these programs.