Eighth Judicial District

8th Judicial District Issues Updated Operating Protocols for All Court Operations

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 State of New York shall be conducted pursuant to this Plan. To the extent the provisions of this Updated Operating Protocol are inconsistent with provisions in any of the Administrative …

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

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 herein and this document is intended to provide enhanced guidance thereto. Commencing February 9, 2021 all Town and Village Court operations in the 8th Judicial District of the State of …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 57/21, Regarding the Child and Parent Security Act

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 2020 Chapter 56 Part L.  The law is effective 2/15/21 and for the first time legalizes gestational surrogacy agreements in which the surrogate has not contributed genetic material.  These forms …

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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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