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Administrative Orders

Updated Operating Protocols for 8JD Town and Village Courts, Effective April 16, 2021

These are very modest changes to the protocols disseminated on March 29, 2021.  Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks’ Memorandum dated November 13, 2020 is incorporated herein and this document is intended to provide enhanced guidance thereto. If a matter is not specifically mentioned below, the Court MAY NOT hear the matter in person.  Changes to …

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Updated Operating Protocols for Town and Village Courts in the 8th Judicial District

These are very modest changes to the protocols disseminated on February 16, 2021. Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks’ Memorandum dated November 13, 2020 is incorporated herein and this document is intended to provide enhanced guidance thereto. Commencing March 29, 2021 all Town and Village Court operations in the 8th Judicial District of the State of …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 103/21, Regarding Credit Card Fees

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 212(2)G) of the Judiciary Law, I hereby require that a party shall pay an administrative fee where such party uses a credit card or a debit card to: (1) post bail, or(2) pay a fine, mandatory surcharge, court fee or other money payable to a (i) …

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NYS UCS Outlines Appropriate Decorum for Virtual Court Proceedings

The COVID-19 pandemic has required all courts across New York State to innovate and adapt in order to continue to provide the effective and efficient administration of justice and Access to Justice for all court users consistent with the highest standards of Chief Judge DiFiore’s Excellence Initiative. Our courts have uniformly transitioned to Microsoft Teams …

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NYS UCS Provides Model Letter Application to Use Anonymous Caption in Public Records Under Child-Parent Security Act

As you know, proceedings for establishing parentage under the Child-Parent Security Act (L. 2020, c. 56, Part L; “CPSA”, “Act”) are subject to various confidentially provisions under State law, including a general sealing provision under the Act itself. Accordingly, the court file and papers in these proceedings may only be viewed by the parties or …

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8th Judicial District Issues Updated Operating Protocols for All Court Operations

This Plan supersedes the Updated Operating Protocols Effective December 9, 2020. Commencing February 22, 2021 all court operations in the Eighth Judicial District of the State of New York shall be conducted pursuant to this Plan. To the extent the provisions of this Updated Operating Protocol are inconsistent with provisions in any of the Administrative …

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8th Judicial District Issues Updated Operating Protocols for Town and Village Courts

These are very modest changes to the protocols disseminated on December 9, 2020. Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks’ Memorandum dated November 13, 2020 is incorporated herein and this document is intended to provide enhanced guidance thereto. Commencing February 9, 2021 all Town and Village Court operations in the 8th Judicial District of the State of …

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