Administrative Order

Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 24/21, Regarding Judge and Justice Recusal

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby promulgate the following guideline for judges and justices of the Unified Court System, including judges of the Housing Part of the New York City Civil Court, in complying with the provisions of section nine of the Judiciary Law, as enacted by chapter 376 of the Laws …

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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 [“Act”; Exh. I]), I hereby direct that the following restrictions shall apply to the conduct of residential eviction matters before the New York State courts: Stay of Pending Residential Eviction …

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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 its primary goal the cost-effective, predictable and fair adjudication of complex commercial cases, and WHEREAS, since its inception the Commercial Division has implemented rules, procedures and forms especially designed to …

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Judge Feroleto Issues Amended Administrative Order for the 8th Judicial District

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 state of defaults and includes recent updates from Governor Andrew Cuomo and Judge Lawrence Marks on foreclosures and evictions. Both foreclosures and evictions are stayed, and not updated in this …

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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 the courthouses has been gradually increased to correspond with an improvement in ‘the metrics measuring the spread of the Coronavirus. Recently, the metrics have indicated the need to once again …

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

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 the courthouses has been gradually increased to correspond with an improvement in the metrics measuring the spread of the Coronavirus.  Recently, the metrics have indicated the need to once again …

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Judge Lawrence Marks Issues Administrative Order 268/20, Relating to Landlord Tenant Matters.

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 raised by the COVID-I 9 health emergency, I hereby direct that: I) petitions in eviction proceedings pursuant to Article 7 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law shall include …

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Revised Pandemic Procedures in the Trial Courts

A memorandum from Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. MarksDated: November 13, 2020 In light of recent adverse trends in coronavirus transmission rates in New York State, discussions with our consultants and Governor Cuomo’s most recent directives limiting congregation of groups of people in public and private locations, we are revising certain UCS statewide operational practices …

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