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Forms Help Online - Civil

Please see below the full list of interactive interviews to assist you in creating forms related to civil matters.

See brief case descriptions and click on the links to initiate the interactive questions.

Use this free program to create a Notice to Quit when your tenant has not paid the agreed rent.
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Use this free program to create a Verified Complaint that you can file with the DC Civil Actions Clerk's office about a Housing Regulation violation. The court may order your landlord to do repairs or maintenance. The clerk will charge you $15 to file your complaint. If you cannot afford the fee, ask for a waiver.

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Service is making sure the other person (or people) in your case has received the papers you filed. You must "serve" the other person (or people) so your case can move forward. Use this program to create the forms you need to serve and create Proof of Service forms.

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Use in Washington DC to request a stay of an eviction

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Use to create a Statement of Claim and Information Sheet for use in Small Claims court in Washington DC

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Contact
Civil Division

Presiding Judge: Hon. Laura Cordero
Deputy Presiding Judge: Hon. Anthony Epstein
Director: Lynn Magee
Deputy Director: Pamela Hunter

Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20001

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Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays:
9:00 a.m. to 12 noon 

Wednesdays:
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (only Small Claims, and Landlord & Tenant)

Filings can be made in the after-hours filing box in the lobby of the Moultrie Courthouse.

Branch Telephone Numbers

Civil Actions Branch:
(202) 879-1133

Landlord and Tenant Branch:
(202) 879-4879

Small Claims Branch:
(202) 879-1120

Courtroom Support Branch:
(202) 879-1750