From the Administrative Office
New and Restyled Forms

Posted February 19, 2009

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) recently updated a number of its standard forms. Attached is a list of 56 new and restyled civil and criminal forms recently issued for national use and which are now posted on the Judiciary's www.uscourts.gov website.

All of the AOUSC’s standard forms may be found on its website, which you can access through the following link:

http://www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/forms

List of New and Restyled Forms

AO 83 Summons in a Criminal Case
AO 85 Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge
AO 85A Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Dispositive Motion to a Magistrate Judge
AO 86A Consent to Proceed Before a Magistrate Judge in a Misdemeanor Case
AO 88 Subpoena to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action
AO 88A Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition or to Produce Documents in a Civil Action [new]
AO 88B Subpoena to Produce Documents, Information, or Objects or to Permit Inspection of Premises [new]
AO 89 Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Criminal Case
AO 90 Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Criminal Case
AO 91 Criminal Complaint
AO 93 Search and Seizure Warrant
AO 93A Search and Seizure Warrant on Oral Testimony
AO 94 Commitment to Another District
AO 98 Defendant’s Appearance Bond [merges forms AO 98 and AO 98A]
AO 99 Appearance Bond of Witness
AO 100 Agreement to Forfeit Property to Obtain a Defendant’s Release
AO 100A Bail Information Sheet [new]
AO 100B Surety Information Sheet [new]
AO 102 Application for a Tracking Warrant [new]
AO 103 Order Requiring Assistance in Executing a Tracking Warrant [new]
AO 104 Tracking Warrant [new]
AO 106 Application for a Search Warrant
AO 108 Application for a Warrant to Seize Personal Property Subject to Civil Forfeiture
AO 109 Warrant to Seize Personal Property Subject to Civil Forfeiture
AO 110 Subpoena to Testify Before a Grand Jury
AO 115 Petition for a Change in Name by an Applicant for Citizenship
AO 190 Record of the Number of Grand Jurors Concurring in an Indictment
AO 191 Report of a Grand Jury’s Failure to Concur in an Indictment
AO 234 Notice to Appear and Arrest Warrant
AO 234A Notice to Appear in Court on a Violation Notice
AO 238 Arrest Warrant and Notice Before Arrest
AO 239 Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Long Form) [new]
AO 240 Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (Short Form)
AO 240A Order to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs
AO 246 Probation Order Under 18 U.S.C. § 3607
AO 246A Order of Discharge and Dismissal Under 18 U.S.C. § 3607(a)
AO 246B Order for a Presentence Investigation and Report
AO 249 Drug Offender’s Reinstatement of Federal Benefits
AO 398 Notice of a Lawsuit and Request to Waive Service of a Summons
AO 399 Waiver of the Service of Summons
AO 440 Summons in a Civil Action
AO 441 Summons on a Third-Party Complaint
AO 442 Arrest Warrant
AO 443 Warrant for the Arrest of a Witness or Material Witness in a Pending Criminal Case
AO 444 Warrant for the Arrest of a Witness in a Grand Jury Proceeding [new]
AO 445 Warrant for the Arrest of a Witness in a Civil Action [new]
AO 450 Judgment in a Civil Action
AO 451 Clerk’s Certification of a Judgment to be Registered in Another District
AO 455 Waiver of an Indictment
AO 458 Appearance of Counsel
AO 466 Waiver of Rule 32.1 Hearing (Violation of Probation or Supervised Release)
AO 466A Waiver of Rule 5 & 5.1 Hearings (Complaint or Indictment) [merges forms AO 466A and AO 466B]
AO 467 Order Requiring a Defendant to Appear in the District Where Charges are Pending and Transferring Bail
AO 468 Waiver of a Preliminary Hearing
AO 470 Order Scheduling a Detention Hearing
AO 471 Order to Detain a Defendant Temporarily Under 18 U.S.C. § 3142(d)