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Eighth Judicial District

Tasha E. Moore Has Been Named as the District Executive for the Eighth Judicial District

“Please be advised that Tasha E. Moore has been selected to serve as the Eighth Judicial District Executive. She was rated excellent based upon her great depth of experience, exceptional performance throughout her tenure as Deputy District Executive, a position she held since 2016, and for capably handling the District Administrative Office this past year …

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8th JD CITY COURTS ACCEPTING CIVIL COMMENCEMENT FILINGS THROUGH EDDS

As a result of the success Buffalo City Court has experienced as a pilot court designated for accepting civil commencement documents through the NYS Courts Electronic Delivery System (EDDS), please be advised effective April 1, 2023, all city courts in the 8th Judicial District will be authorized for the electronic submission of commencement documents, in addition to the transmittal of documents …

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Erie County Shift to Emergency Operations

Due to anticipated inclement weather conditions, the Erie County Courts listed below will be conducting emergency operations virtually on November 21, 2022.  Physical access to the Erie County Court facilities will be curtailed.  With the exception of criminal court arraignments and any emergency criminal matters, emergency matters will be handled virtually.  Regularly scheduled calendars are …

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Courts Issue Updated Face Mask Policy

Effective September 15, 2022, face masks are no longer be required for any persons, regardless of vaccination status, in a Unified Court System facility, with two exceptions: Return from Isolation: Any person, including judges, non-judicial personnel and court visitors, returning from isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 entering a UCS facility must war a well-fitting, disposable, …

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Courts Release Revised Preliminary Conference Form for Matrimonial Practice

HON. MARY L. SLISZ, NYS Supreme Court Justice, Eighth Judicial District, has created a new fillable Preliminary Conference Form for matrimonial matters. Below is the revised PC Order which harmonizes 22 NYCRR 202.70 and 202.16 for matrimonial practice.  This is a fillable form.  This is to be returned in the same “fillable” format so that …

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Notice of Public Hearings on Pandemic Practices

Below you’ll find an important notice regarding two upcoming Public Hearings of the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts – Pandemic Practices Working Group, to be held in Buffalo and New York City.   Regards,The Pandemic Practices Working GroupCommission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courtsppwg@nycourts.gov