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Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order 202.34, Providing Phase Two Guidance

Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency WHEREAS, on March 7, 2020, I issued Executive Order Number 202, declaring a State disaster emergency for the entire State of New York; and WHEREAS, both travel-related cases and community contact transmission of COVID-19 have been documented in New York State and are …

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A Statement from the President and Vice President of the Bar Association of Erie County About Mr. George Floyd and the Resulting Unrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2020 Buffalo, NY – Regarding the ongoing events in our city and across the nation, President Bridget M. O’Connell and Vice President Oliver C. Young of the Bar Association of Erie County have issued the following statement: The death of Mr. George Floyd requires us to speak. As the Bar Association …

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Judge Marks issues Administrative Order 115-20 Detailing Matters and Methods for Electronic Filing

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE OF THE COURTS Pursuant to the authority vested in me, at the direction of the Chief Judge, and consistent with the Governor’s determination approving the easing of restrictions on commerce imposed due to the COVID-19 health emergency, I hereby direct that, notwithstanding the terms of any prior administrative …

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Judge Feroleto Issues Administrative Order 06-20, Adding the Ability to File Most New Cases Pursuant to Phase 1

Administrative Order – Eighth Judicial District Pursuant to the authority vested in me, and in accordance with the recent operational protocols issued by the Chief Administrative Judge for the trial courts of the Unified Court System and after consultation with the Chief Administrative Judge and the Deputy Chief Administrative Judge and  WHEREAS, New York State …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 114-20 Concerning Filing with the courts NYSCEF/EDDS/Mail

This order supersedes Administrative Order 111-20. Pursuant to the authority vested in me, at the direction of the Chief Judge, and consistent with the Governor’s determination approving the easing of restrictions on commerce imposed due to the COVID-19 health emergency, I hereby direct that, notwithstanding the terms of any prior administrative order: 1. In the …

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Notice to the Bar: Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Niagara Counties Phase 1 Return to In-Person Court Operations

Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, Administrative Judge for the Eighth Judicial District, announces that effective Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Courts in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties will commence a Phase 1 Return to In-Person Operations. Throughout the COVID-19 public health pandemic the county courthouses in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties have …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 111-20 Regarding the Filing of Documents in Genesee Orleans and Wyoming Counties

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, at the direction of the Chief Judge, and consistent with the Governor’s determination approving the easing of restrictions on commerce imposed due to the COVID-19 health emergency, I hereby direct that, notwithstanding the terms of any prior administrative order: 1. In the counties and on the dates set …

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Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming Counties Phase 1 Return to In-Person Court Operations

Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, Administrative Judge for the Eighth Judicial District, announces that effective Monday, May 18, 2020, the Courts in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties will commence a Phase 1 Return to In-Person Operations. Throughout the COVID-19 public health pandemic the county courthouses in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties have remained open and continued …

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