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  • For official United States District Court (federal) forms, use their standard court forms or see sample civil pleadings.
  • Click here for the legal pleading paper template formatted for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California or see the Court's website for more forms and their pro se package.
  • For forms and more information on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California, go to .
  • provides "one-stop-shopping" for the federal forms most used by the public. This website contains many, but not all, of the forms issued by Federal agencies.


  • Lexis Nexis Forms - access to over 6,000 free forms from the extensive Matthew Bender collection.