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Official Court Forms

Sacramento Court forms: http://www.saccourt.ca.gov/forms/forms.aspx.
California Judicial Council court forms: www.courts.ca.gov/forms.
Federal court forms: http://1.usa.gov/d1iwzN.

Frequently Requested Forms

Rich Text Document RTF forms require a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word.
 PDF forms require Adobe Reader. Click here to get Adobe Reader.
Forms Wizards will lead you through filling out forms with a guided questionnaire.

For step-by-step guides to common legal procedures, visit our "Learn About the Law" page.

Follow this link for Other Sources of Forms.  

Form Name

RTF

PDF

Samples and Instructions

Forms Wizard

Abandonment of Declared Homestead

 Step-by-Step Guide

Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property (Prob. Code 13100) (Small Estate Affidavit)

 Step-by-Step Guide

Affidavit: Death of Joint Tenant

Instructions (pdf)

 

Affidavit: Death of Trustee

Instructions (pdf)

 

Affidavit: Surviving Spouse/Domestic Partner

Instructions (pdf)

 

Bankruptcy: Application for Court to Enter Discharge

 

 

Bankruptcy: Application to Reopen Closed Case

 

 

Bankruptcy: Notice of Stay of Proceedings (file in state court)

 

 

Instructions 

California Preliminary Notice

 Instructions (pdf)

Common Forms for Lawsuits

For California's official Judicial Council court forms, visit www.courts.ca.gov/forms
For United States District Court (Federal) forms, visit standard court forms (http://1.usa.gov/d1iwzN) or sample civil pleadings (http://1.usa.gov/do4fDj).

Form Name

RTF

PDF

Samples and Instructions

Forms Wizard

Declaration of Diligence

 

 

Declaration of Venue

 

Instructions (pdf)

Deed of Full Reconveyance

 Instructions (pdf)

 

Government and Police Claims

 varies by agency

Information & links

Grant Deed

Step-by-Step Guide

Documentary Transfer Tax information from Sacramento County Clerk/Recorder's Office

 

Homestead Declaration

Step-by-Step Guide

Homestead Declaration - Spouses

Step-by-Step Guide

Mechanics Lien Claim & Notice to Owner

More Info

Notice of Completion

 

Pleading -- Formatted for Sacramento
County Superior Court

 

 

Form Name

RTF

PDF

Samples and Instructions

Forms Wizard

Pleading -- Formatted for US District Court, Cal Eastern District (Pro Se)

 

Pro Se Packet (pdf)

Pleading Paper

Sac Co

Blank

 

Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (PCOR) (external link)

 


 

Instructions

Proof of Service by Mail

 

Step-by-Step Guide
 Video

Quitclaim Deed

 Step-by-Step Guide

Documentary Transfer Tax information from Sacramento County Clerk/Recorder's Office

Release of Mechanics Lien

 

Release of Stop Notice

 

Request for Judicial Notice

 

 Instructions

Revocation of Power of Attorney

 

 

More Info

Revocation of Power of Attorney -- Recorded Document

 

More Info

Form Name

RTF

PDF

Samples and Instructions

Forms Wizard

Statutory Advance Health Care Directive

More Info

Stop Notice

 

Substitution of Trustee (Deed of Trust)

 Instructions (pdf)

 

Substitution of Trustee and Full
Reconveyance

 

 Instructions (pdf)

Uniform Statutory Power of Attorney

  

 

More Info

VC41500 Motion

 

More Info