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Memorandum

8th Judicial District Issues Revised Mask Policy For All Courts

The 8th JD has issued the below memo regarding its mask policy for those entering the courts. Note that there is a similar policy for Town and Village Justice Courts; however, orange, green, and white cards will not be issued in the Town and Village Justice Courts. Below the memo are links to the posters …

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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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Memo to 8JD Law Enforcement, Civil Division, Regarding Evictions

MEMORANDUM January 21, 2021  TO: EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LAW ENFORCEMENT – CIVIL DIVISIONS FROM: ANDREW B. ISENBERG, District Executive RE: UPDATE ON LANDLORD/TENANT MATTERS WARRANTS OF EVICTION  Please be advised that under Chapter 381 of the Laws of 2020 (the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020) the court is required to hold a STATUS CONFERENCE …

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