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Available Documents

Pro Se Manual
Complete manual, with attachments

  1. Civil Complaint
    Attachment 1 in Pro Se Manual
  2. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Complaint
    Attachment 2 in Pro Se Manual
  3. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Checklist
    Attachment 3 in Pro Se Manual
  4. Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (AO 240)
    Attachment 4 in Pro Se Manual; also referred to as "Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis"
  5. Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis and Financial Affidavit in Support
    Attachment 5 in Pro Se Manual   Austin Division ONLY
  6. Motion for Appointment of Counsel
    Attachment 6 in Pro Se Manual (should be used for labor law, employment discrimination or civil rights cases)
  7. Civil Cover Sheet & Instructions (JS 44)
    Attachment 7 in Pro Se Manual
  8. Summons in a Civil Action (AO 440)
    Attachment 8 in Pro Se Manual
  9. Process Receipt and Return (USM-285)
    Attachment 9 in Pro Se Manual
  10. Motion
    Attachment 10 in Pro Se Manual
  11. Certificate of Service
    Attachment 11 in Pro Se Manual
  12. Privacy Policy and Public Access to Electronic Files
    Attachment 12 in Pro Se Manual