Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our courts have remained open although there have been periods of time that have required modifications to court operations based upon
Local Practice Court Orders Regarding COVID-19
This page will highlight orders, news, and alerts on operations and procedures directly affecting and related to the 8th Judicial District Court.
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
As court appearances slowly pick up, please be advised that the ban on courthouse visitors who have travelled out of state within two weeks has
Please see the below linked memo which is a very important development in matrimonial virtual trials. It details how exhibits are now to be uploaded
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
NYS Family Court has rescinded 20 forms and prescribed 19 forms for use in Family Court. Click below to view a list of these forms.
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
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
Click to download Administrative Order 96/21, including exhibits.
Click to read Administrative Order and related exhibits.
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
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
The linked PDF (below) informs participants of what to expect during a virtual bench trial. These have been sent to all judges who will adapt
Please click the link below for Administrative Order 57-21 and promulgated forms relating to the Child and Parent Security Act adopted under the law of
Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 18/21, Amending Rule 31 of Section 202.70 of the Uniform Rules
Judge Lawrence Marks has issued Administrative Order 18/21, amending Rule 31 of the section 202.70(g) of the Uniform Rules for the Supreme and County Courts.
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
Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 340/20 Relating to Foreclosures and Implementation of The Covid-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act
Pursuant to the authority vested in me, and as required by L. 2020, c. 381 (the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020
Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 270/20, Reflecting Changes Impacting Civil Practice in Supreme and County Court.
WHEREAS, the Commercial Division of New York State Supreme Court is an efficient, sophisticated, up-to-date court, dealing with challenging commercial cases, and has had as
Judge Paula Feroleto, Administrative Judge for the 8th Judicial District, has issued an amended Administrative Order, effective December 23, 2020. This order clarifies the current
8th Judicial District Issues Updated Protocols for Courts, including Supreme, Family, and Surrogate’s Court
For the past many months, the Unified Court System has permitted in-person proceedings in accordance with the Governor’s un-PAUSE NeW York plan. Foot traffic in
For the past many months, the Unified Court System has permitted in-person proceedings in accordance with the Governor’s un-PAUSE New York plan. Foot traffic in
THIS HAS NOW BEEN SUPERSEDED BY A MORE RECENT UPDATE TO THE PROTOCOLS, ISSUED ON DECEMBER 9, 2020. Due to the recent changes in Western
Effective November 23, 2020, the Court has issued new operating protocols for the Eighth Judicial District Supreme, County, Family and Surrogate Courts.
Click the link here to find recently revised New York State Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) forms pursuant to the Administrative Order of the Chief Administrative
Pursuant to the authority vested in me, at the direction of the Chief Judge, and in light of the ongoing public health and commercial concerns
Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby prescribe the following forms (Exh. A) for use in electronic filing in New York Supreme Court
Pursuant to the authority vested in me, and in consultation with the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Division, upon notice by the Presiding Judge of
Return to In-Person Operations Plan (“RIOP”) Updates Effective October 19, 2020 All measures contained in the Memoranda of John McConnell and Nancy Barry dated February
Independent Review of Court System Policies, Practices and Programs Yields Recommendations Aimed at Advancing Equal Justice in the New York Courts
NEW YORK–An in-depth review of the New York State Courts’ policies, practices, rules and programs as they relate to issues of racial and other bias
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
Summary: In an Administrative Order of the Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts dated July 23, 2020 (AO/157/20), Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks required each
The New York State Unified Court System has adopted Microsoft Teams as the standard for internal and external videoconferencing calls, including virtual court hearings and
From the Honorable Paula Feroleto: Supreme civil jury trials have commenced in Erie County and will soon be commencing throughout the 8th JD. While the document