The most commonly utilized forms are provided below in “fillable” pdf format. All
you need is a pdf file reader (the Adobe reader is free on the web,) and a printer.
Download and save the files to your computer for repeated or later use, or open them now. Either way, you can complete the forms and print in very little time.
As an additional service to the Bar, the forms typically required in the six most common plea
circumstances are also provided below in “fillable” pdf format (packets) so you can avoid having to re-enter data, such as cause numbers and names, on each
page. The process to complete the packets is the same as the process used on individual
Many forms have been revised, and can be identified by the revision month and year
at the end of the file name [ e.g. (4_2011)]. Compare the revision date on the bottom
right corner of the form to the file name on this website to be certain you are
using the current version, (Jan., 2011 is the first edition of all forms.)
Please do not use versions of a form released before the last revision.
Each plea situation is different, and additional individual forms are usually required, even when you make use of a “packet.”
You are responsible for knowing the local Court rules, including memos from the Courts to the Bar, in determining which forms
must be provided for the plea.
For diehard fans of forms completed in handwriting, simply open the form in your
pdf file reader and, without entering any information, print it. The blank form
If you choose this method, remember your entries must be completely
All forms submitted in Court must be consistent; therefore, any reproduction of
these forms in another format must match the Courts’ version of the form exactly,
including font size, page breaks, margins and word or space placement, and may not
exclude any portion of the official version.