Assigned Counsel

4th Dept Orders COVID-19 Assigned Counsel Voucher Payments

During this unprecedented public health emergency, in order to expedite the payment of attorneys assigned to representparties on appeal and entitled to compensation pursuant to County Law Section 722-b, it is hereby ORDERED that until further notice, all vouchers submitted pursuant to County Law Section 722-b (4) are hereby approved for amounts up to and …

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Justice Courts Update re: COVID-19

Effective March 17, 2020, all daytime town, village and city court arraignments will be conducted in Erie County Court, Part 27. At this time, the Assigned Counsel Program will have 1 attorney appear in this part to handle those arraignments. It is our understanding that the arraignments will be limited to in-custody arraignments only. For …

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