Criminal Justice Act Forms

General Download Instructions

Please note: The CJA Questionnaires and Application forms are specific to the division they were generated in. When you download the form, please be sure that it applies to the desired location (i.e., a form titled Waco Division will not apply to the Austin Division).

The CJA Hourly Rates Tables for Capital Cases and Non-Capital Cases applies to all CJA 20 and CJA 30 (Death Penalty) forms submitted for payment.

CJA Compensation Maximums for Capital and Non-Capital Cases for attorneys and service providers.

Current Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Mileage Reimbursement Rates and Archived (POV) Mileage Reimbursement Rates for attorneys and service providers.

Downloadable Forms (Click to View)
Document Title Document Link
CJA Form 0026 – Statement for a Compensation Claim in Excess of the Statutory Case Compensation Maximum: District Court
CJA Form 0026A – Guidance to Attorneys in Drafting the Memorandum for a Claim in Excess of the Case Compensation Maximum: District Court
CJA Form 0027 – Compensation Claim in Excess of the Statutory Case Compensation Maximum: Court of Appeals
CJA Form 0027A – Guidance to Attorneys in Drafting the Memorandum for a Claim in Excess of the Case Compensation Maximum: Court of Appeals
CJA Form 0028A – Attorney Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028B – Attorney Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028C – Investigative Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028D – Investigative Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028E – Expert Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028F – Expert Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028G – Other Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions
CJA Form 0028H – Other Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost Instructions

Additional forms not listed here are available from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts web site.

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