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County Clerk Publishes Recently Revised NYSCEF Forms

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 Judge of Courts. This Order applies only to those actions and proceedings before the New York State Supreme Court. These repeal any prior versions of these forms as of October …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 267/20, Restoring Normal Filing and Service

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-19 health emergency, I hereby direct that, effective November 4, 2020, unless otherwise prohibited by gubernatorial Executive Order: 1. Parties may commence new matters and proceed in …

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Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order 202.72

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 expected to continue; NOW, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW M. CUOMO, Governor of the …

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Judge Lawrence Marks Issues Administrative Order 254-20, Concerning Converting to E-Filing

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 through the New York State Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) program, and repeal any prior versions of these forms, effective immediately: • Notice of Electronic Filing (Consensual Case) (EF-3)• Stipulation and …

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NYS Courts Announce Plan for February 2021 Bar Examination

Reposted from the NYS Court of Appeals website In July 2020, as a consequence of the health crisis, the Court made the difficult decision to cancel the September 2020 in-person bar examination. At the same time, Chief Judge DiFiore announced the creation of a Working Group to study the future of the bar exam in …

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Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order 202.70, relating to Commercial Evictions and Foreclosures

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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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 247/20, Regarding E-Filing

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 the Court of Claims, and, as appropriate, in consultation with or with the approval ofCounty Clerks, I hereby establish, continue, or give notice of, programs for the consensual/voluntary and mandatory …

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Enhanced 4.1 Updated 8th JD Return to In-Person Operations Plan, A Summary

 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 28, 2020, March 6, 2020, March 31, 2020, May 15, 2020, May 29, 2020, June 8, 2020, June 17, 2020, August 5, 2020 and August 18, 2020 are incorporated herein. …

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Chief Administrative Judge issues Administrative Order 231/20

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, effective October 12, 2020: Resumption of Residential Eviction Matters: All residential eviction matters, both nonpayment and holdover, …

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Eighth Judicial District Rolls Out Foreclosure Auction Plan

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 judicial district to assess auction practices within the district and to develop “appropriate procedures and protocols for the safe and healthful conduct of such auctions within their districts in light …

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