Title II– Commencing an Action; Service of Process; Pleadings, Motions, & Orders

NOTICE! * In Forma Pauperis * – Court Fee Waivers for Impoverished Persons

Step One Filing– for low income or impoverished persons, including inmates, who need to have court fees waived.

Rule 3- Commencing An Action

Step One Filing– this section includes the Civil Complaint form used to commence a civil action, as well as important legal term definitions from Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition.

Rule 4- Summons & Other Process

Rule 4.1- Serving Other Process

Rule 5- Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

Rule 5.1– Constitutional Challenge to a Statute

Rule 5.2– Privacy Protection for Filings Made with the Court

Rule 6 – Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers


Title III- Pleadings & Motions

All Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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