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Legal Forms: New York Form Books

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2018 2:06 PM

New York Formbooks - General or Multiple Topics


  • Bender's Forms for the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York Annotated, 54 v. KFN 5068 B4 (NY Alcove)
  • Legal Forms and Procedures Handbook of New York (corporations, estates, litigation, real estate) KFN 5068 L44 (NY Alcove)
  • A Legal Practice Guide for New York Legal Assistants KFN 5077 N495 1996 (Ref)
  • New York Consolidated Laws Service; Annotated Statutes with Forms US/N7 003.5 N5 1976 (NY Core)
  • New York Court Forms (Salisbury) KFN 5955 A65 S25 2005 (NY Alcove)
  • New York Forms; Practice Oriented Forms for New York and Business Transactions, Rev., 24 v. KFN 5068 N4 (NY Alcove)
  • NYSBA, New York Lawyer's Formbook, 2d ed., NYSBA  KFN 5068 N47 (NY Alcove)
  • Official Compilation of New York Codes, Rules and Regulations KFN 5035 1960 A22 (Ref Desk)
  • See specifically, Title 22 - Judiciary; Volumes C & D contain various official forms for CPL, Family Court, Surrogate, etc.
  • Village, Town, & District Courts in New York KFN 5968 V54 (NY Alcove)
  • Warren's Forms of Agreements, 5 v. KF 886 W36 (Ref)
  • West's McKinney's Forms, 44 v. KFN 5068 W4 (NY Alcove)

NY FORM BOOKS - By Subject

Appellate Practice


Business & Commercial

  • Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, 2nd ed., 5 vol. KFN 5225 C65 2005 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Getting Organized, 5th ed. (non-profits) KFN 5342 G47 1999 (NY Alcove)
  • Sember, How to Form a Corporation in New York KFN 5345 Z9 S46 2003 (NY Alcove)
  • How to Start a Business in New York, 3rd ed. KFN 5084 B87 B37 2005 (NY Alcove)
  • The New York Corporation: Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation KF 1397 C654 no.2-3rd
  • New York Forms: Practice Oriented Forms for New York and Business Transactions, 24 v. KFN 5068 N4 (NY Alcove)
  • New York Laws Governing Business Entities, 2 v. KFN 5345 A29 N4 (Also NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Walker, New York Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships KFN 5339.5 W35 2002 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • New York Limited Liability Company: Forms & Practice Manual, 3rd ed., 2 v. KFN 5339.5 A65 L442 1997 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • New York Practice Guide: Business & Commercial, 5 v. KFN 5337 N48 1987 (NY Alcove)
  • Schorr on New York Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships KFN 5339.5 S37 1994 (Also Koren AV)
  • Transactional Lawyers Deskbook: Advising Business Entities KFN 5337 N45 2001 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • White, New York Business Entities, 14th ed., Rev. by Kantrowitz & Slutzky, 13 v. KFN 5340 W58 2005 (NY Alcove)

Civil Practice & Procedure

  • West's McKinney's Forms - Appendix of Official Forms to the CPLR KFN 5068 W4 (NY Alcove)
    See Vol. 1, Pt. 1; List reprinted in West's McKinney's Forms, CPLR Sec. 1:4
  • Frumar et al., Bender's Forms for the Civil Practice with Explanatory Notes and Cross Reference, 15 v. KFN 5995 A65 B42 (NY Alcove)
  • Bender's Forms of Pleading of the State of New York with Suggestions for Drafting Pleadings, Explanatory - Notes Citations of Reported - Cases and other References, 11v. KFN 6010 A65 B43 (NY Alcove)
  • Brown, Callaghan's Bills of Particulars in New York, 2 v. KFN 6021 B5 G74 1990
  • Carmody-Wait Cyclopedia of New York Practice with Forms, 2d ed., 30 v. KFN 5995 C342 (NY Alcove)
  • Navigating through the New York State & Federal Courts KFN 5992 A2 1999 (NY Alcove)



Criminal Practice

  • Henry B. Rothblatt, Criminal Law of New York - The Criminal Procedure Law (Forms in Appendix B. Table of Forms p. xxvii.) KFN 6155 R68 1971
  • McKenna, Criminal Procedure in New York, 2nd ed. (Forms found in v. 2 chapter 55, accessible by v. 2 index under "Forms.") KFN 6155 P3 2006 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Muldoon & Feuerstein, Handling a Criminal Case in New York KFN 6100 R59 1994 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Salisbury, Manual of Procedure for New York Courts, 2007 ed. KFN 6155 S25 2007 (NY Alcove)
  • New York Criminal Practice, 2nd ed. (formerly Waxner & Zett.), 8 v. KFN 6155 W38 2005 (NY Alcove)
  • Gray, NYSBA, New York Criminal Practice Handbook, 2nd ed. KFN 6155 N49 1998 (Also NY Alcove)
  • Katz & Shapiro, New York Suppression Manual (Forms in Ch.31) KFN 6166 K37 1991 (NY Alcove)

​Decedents' Estates

  • Klipstein & Bloom, Drafting New York Wills: Law and Forms, 3rd ed., 2 v. KFN 5201 K55 1983 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Estate Planning & Will Drafting in New York, 2006 Rev. ed. KFN 5195 E88 2006 (NY Alcove)
  • Rohan, Estates Powers & Trusts Law (Benders NY Civil Practice Series), 7 v. KFN 5995 N492 v.7 (NY Alcove)
  • Harris' 5th Edition New York Estates: Estate Planning & Taxation, Lawyers Coop KFN 5205 H332 1996 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Harris' 5th Edition New York Estates: Probate, Administration & Litigation, 2 v. KFN 5205 H333 1996 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • How to Make a New York Will, 2nd ed. KFN 5201 Z9 R64 1999 (NY Alcove)
  • Kass on Wills KFN 5201 B56 1990 (NY Alcove)
  • Arenson, New York Practice Guide: Probate and Estate Administration, 2 v. KFN 5205 N46 1985 (NY Alcove)
  • Schlesinger & Mariani, New York Probate, Lawyers Co-op., 3 v. and Supp. KFN 5205 S35 1986 (NY Alcove)
  • Keller, New York Wills, 2nd ed., 2 v. KFN 5201 K45 1993 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Cox, Arenson, Medina, Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act, 6 v., (Benders NY Civil Practice Series) Official Forms v. 1, S.106 KFN 5995 N495 (NY Alcove)
  • Preminger, Trusts & Estates Practice in New York, 2 v., Table of forms, final chapter KFN 5195 T78 1997 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Markuson, Warren's Heaton on Surrogates Courts, 6th ed. Bender, 15 v. KFN 5205 H47 1940 


  • Hornbook of Forms Regarding Children with Disabilities: Based on Federal and New York State Statute and Regulations, 5th ed. KFN 5665 P4 H67 1997 (Also Koren AV)

Elder Law

Kasoff, Elder Law & Guardianship in New York KFN 5111 A33 K37 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)

Russo & Rachlin, New York Elder Law Practice KFN 5111 A33 N485 (Also NY Alcove, Koren AV)

New York Guide to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly KFN 5111 A33 G65 1999 (NY Alcove)


Environmental Law

Family Law

  • Zimmerman, Adoption Law: Practice & Procedure in the 21st Century KFN 5132 A95 2004 (NY Alcove)
  • Kerschensteiner, Callaghan's Family Court Law and Practice in New York KFN 5116 .C35
  • Child Custody, Visitation, & Support in New York KFN 5130 S46 2002 (NY Alcove)
  • Carrieri & Lansner, Family Court Proceedings, 2nd ed. Benders NY Civil Practice Series, 4 v. KFN 5995 N4932 (NY Alcove); Lexis* 
  • File For Divorce in New York KFN 5126 Z9 S457 2007 (NY Alcove)
  • Friendly Divorce Guidebook for New York KFN 5126 Z9 A34 1996 (Also NY Alcove)
  • Abrams, Guardianship Practice in New York, See TOC/Forms in v. 1 KFN 5134 G84 1997 (NY Alcove)
  • Brandes, Law and the Family: New York Forms, 4 v. KFN 5115 A65 B73 1995 (NY Alcove)
  • Breger, Elkins & Fosbinder, New York Law of Domestic Violence, 2nd ed., 2 v. KFN 6121.4 E45 2007 (Also NY Alcove)
  •  Lindey & Parley on Separation Agreements and Antenuptial Contracts, 2nd ed., 2 v. KF 535 L5 1999
  • Lansner & Reichler, Matrimonial Actions, Benders NY Civil Practice Ser., 4 v. KFN 5995 N494
  • Scheinkman, New York Law of Domestic Relations, 2nd ed. KFN 5120 S34 2009 (NY Alcove)
  • DaSilva, New York Matrimonial Practice, 2nd ed. KFN 5120 D38 2006 (NY Alcove)
  • Bender, New York Practice Guide: Domestic Relations, 4 v. KFN 5115 N48 1988 (NY Alcove)
  • Spouse and Child Support in New York KFN 5130 G35 1996 (NY Alcove)

Insurance Law


  • Jensen on the Mechanics' Lien Law (and Related Procedures) of the State of New York, 4th ed. KFN 5229 J4 1963

Municipal Law


  • Bender, New York Practice Guide: Negligence, 4 v. KFN 5315 C48 1989 (NY Alcove)

Pretrial Practice & Procedure

  • Depositions: Practice and Procedure in Federal and New York State Courts KFN 6020 B34 2005 (NY Alcove)
  • Payne, Modern New York Discovery, 2nd ed. KFN 6020 D87 2004
  • New York Civil Practice Before Trial KFN 6020 N49 2001 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • See each Ch. Quickview 
  • Zayalet & Groble, NY Examinations Before Trial and Other Disclosure Devices, 2nd ed., 2 v. KFN 6020 K47 1998 (NY Alcove)

Real Property

  • Finkelstein & Ferrar, Landlord & Tenant Practice in New York, 2 v. KFN 5145 Z9 F56 1997 (NY Alcove, Koren AV); Westlaw*
  • Landlord’s Legal Guide in New York KFN Z9 S45 2002 (NY Alcove)
  • Mortgages and Mortgage Foreclosure in New York, Rev. ed., 2 v. KFN 5175 M3 1982 (NY Alcove); Westlaw* 
  • New York Condominium and Cooperative Law, 2nd ed. KFN 5142 D52 1995
  • New York Forms: Practice Oriented Forms for New York and Business Transactions, 24 v. KFN 5068 N4 (NY Alcove)
  • NY Landlord’s Law Book KFN 5145 Z9 H35 2003 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Morris, New York Practice Guide: Real Estate, 6 v. KFN 5140 N48 1986 (NY Alcove, Reserve)
  • Rasch, New York Practice of Real Property, 3 v. KFN 5140 R3 1991 (NY Alcove)
  • New York Real Property Service, 15 v. KFN 5140 A6 N49 (NY Alcove)
  • Practical Real Estate, 2nd ed. KFN 5169 H56 1995 (NY Alcove)
  • Scherer, Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in New York KFN 5145 R476 (Also NY Alcove)
  • Dolan, Rasch’s Landlord and Tenant Including Summary Proceedinqs, 4th ed., 3 v. KFN 5145 R3 1998 (NY Alcove)
  • Tenants’s Rights in New York KFN 5145 Z9 S455 2000 (NY Alcove)

Trial Practice

  • New York Motions in Limine: Evidence Exclusion Guide KFN 6012 G742 (Also NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • New York Trial Notebook KFN 6025 B57 2005 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Goodman & Leventhal, Charges to the Jury and Requests to Charge in a Criminal Case, 2 v. KFN 6171 D69 1983 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
  • Forms accessible by chapter table of contents 
  • Criminal Jury Instructions New York, 2d.ed., 2v. by The Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions of the State of New York KFN 6171 A65 C65 1995 (Also NY Alcove); Current Edition Online 
  • New York Pattern Jury Instructions, Civil, 3rd ed., 2 v. (1A, 1B, 2), The Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions, Association of Supreme Court Justices KFN 6047 A65 A83 3rd (Also NY Alcove); Westlaw*

Workers' Compensation

  • Minkowitz, New York Workers' Compensation KFN 5592 M56 (NY Alcove)
    Forms follow each chapter 


  • Salkin, New York Zoning Law and Practice, 4th ed., 3 v. KFN 5811 A95 2000 (NY Alcove, Koren AV)
    Forms in v. 2, ch. 42-45 
  • NYSBA, Zoning Board of Appeals Practice in New York KFN 5811 F59 1996 (Also NY Alcove)


*Westlaw/Lexis access restricted to law students only