Self-Help Forms

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This video explains how to use the A2J Author® software program to submit interactive self-help legal forms:

Self-help Forms, by category

Divorce

We offer paper self-help divorce packets for Kentucky residents.

The Louisville Bar Association and the Legal Aid Society in Louisville, with assistance from other community partners, have developed forms for certain legal problems that are handled in Jefferson... more

Landlord/Tenant

Below are links to letters you can fill out and send to your landlord in various situations. We offer sample letters in these categories:

Your landlord may ask you for a security deposit, which is money to pay for any damages beyond normal wear and tear that happen during the time you live in the home. Damages include not only... more

Consumer

Interactive court forms for Small Claims cases are now available for free to low income individuals.
Use these forms to create letters to notify a creditor, debt collector, or credit bureau of the theft of your identity.

The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act gives you the right to send a letter to a collection agency telling them to stop contacting you. The letter can also point out... more

Veterans

This interactive form is a guided interview to help veterans applying for pension or disability benefits.

Name Change

A Name Change petition allows you to change your name or the name(s) of your child(ren) in Kentucky. Learn more about Name Changes

Child Support

This interactive form helps you create documents to change your child support order. You can also read more on this site about changing child support orders and... more

This interactive form helps you calculate your child support amount. You can also read more on this site about how courts calculate child support.

This interactive form helps you create documents to take to the Office of Child Support Enforcement to either learn about their programs or to ask them to assist in a child support matter in which... more

Living Wills

A Living Will Declaration allows you to express your wishes about whether you want to receive medical treatment that will prolong your death or to pass away naturally. A Living Will Declaration is... more

Court Fees

A Petition to Proceed In Forma Pauperis is a request to the court, that due to your poverty, you should not have to pay the filing fee associated with your case. Note that this is a... more

Criminal Record Expungement

Interactive forms are available for free to low income individuals seeking a criminal record expungement in Kentucky. This program is designed for individuals who cannot afford the services of an... more

Taxes

Are you a working Kentuckian who may be eligible for money from the Federal Government through the Earned Income Tax Credit program? Use I-CAN EIC... more

Domestic Violence

WARNING: People can tell what pages you visit on a computer. Be safe! Use a computer at a local library, a friend's house, or at work. Read more about... more