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DIY Forms
Supreme Court

Free and easy guided step-by-step programs for people with cases in New York State Supreme Court:
These computer programs ask you questions. The program then uses your answers to prepare a form for your case or to make an information sheet to help you at court.

Adult Name Change Petition Program
The adult name change form is used to ask (or “petition”) the NY State Supreme Court to change your name.

Uncontested Divorce Program
This program will help you make papers to file for a divorce. You can use this program if you have no children under 21 years of age, your marriage has been over for at least 6 months, and you and the person you want to divorce have settled what happens to your finances, debt, and property.

Vacate Default Judgment in a Consumer Debt Case Program
This free and easy program makes papers that help you tell a judge why you missed your court date or didn’t answer a summons and complaint in a consumer debt case. You should only use this program if there is a default judgment against you.

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What does my computer need to use these programs?

  1. You need Adobe Flash Player to use these programs. Download it for free from
  2. You need Microsoft Word to see the documents properly. If you do not have Microsoft Word, you can download Microsoft Word Viewer for free from

    Note: Microsoft WordPad is not the same as Microsoft Word. WordPad will cause problems with your documents.

  3. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.


NYS DIY Forms are only for court users who don't have a lawyer and, legal services and pro bono attorneys and staff helping clients who cannot afford lawyers. Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use.

Last updated on April 24, 2014

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