NEW YORK STATE COURT HELP
Going to Court? Find the Help You Need to Represent Yourself in NY Courts
Visit the NY Court Help and DIY Court Forms at www.nycourthelp.gov.
The Court Help website can help you when you don’t have a lawyer
- Find court forms and DIY Forms.
- Locate court addresses and Help Centers.
- Learn about foreclosures, custody, divorce, name changes, cases for money, child support, criminal cases, appeals, going to court, and more.
Free and easy step-by-step programs to help you fill out your court forms. These computer programs ask you questions. The program then uses your answers to prepare instructions and court forms for your case.
DIY Forms available now include - Vacate Default Judgement, Nonpayment Petition, Squatter Holdover Petition, Licensee Holdover Petition.
Resources and Online Help
Town of Ossining General Code: http://www.ecode360.com/OS0797
Village of Ossining General Code: http://www.ecode360.com/OS1500
Glossary of Common Legal Terms: http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/GoingToCourt/glossary.shtml
Small Claims proceeding, please consult the Small Claims Guide prepared by the New York State Unified Court System.
Small Claims Actions: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/faqs.shtml
Landlord/Tenant Proceedings: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/faqs.shtml
Landlords Looking to Commence Actions: https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/townvillage/HoldSummProc.pdf
Criminal Cases: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/faqs.shtml
Criminal Justice System Handbook: http://www.nycourts.gov/litigants/crimjusticesyshandbk.shtml
Vehicle and Traffic Cases: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/faqs.shtml