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, …
Eighth Judicial District
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 …
Please see below for AO 199-22 requiring the use of the Notice of Petition Form for filings of residential eviction matters in any City, Town or Village Court in Erie County. The form and more information is available at: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/forms/landlordtenant/index.shtml
Below please find Administrative Order AO/189/2022, amending Rule 6 of Section 202.70(g) of the Uniform Rules for the Supreme and County Courts (Rules of Practice for the Commercial Division), effective September 12, 2022, adding a new section (d).
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
Hon. Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge of the State of New York issues an amendment to Part 36. See below.
Below please find Administrative Order AO/158/2022, which is effective immediately and is in regards to the resumption of residential and commercial eviction matters, filing and service, remote proceedings, alternative dispute resolution, and COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program protections.
Below see the attached Administrative Order AO/151/2022, amending Part 202.12-a of the Uniform Rules for the Supreme and County Courts, regarding Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Actions; Settlement Conference, effective July 1, 2022.
Below please find Administrative Order AO/153/2022, amending Rule 19 of Section 202.70(g) of the Uniform Rules for the Supreme and County Courts (Rules of Practice for the Commercial Division), effective immediately, regarding Orders to Show Cause.
Below please find Administrative Order AO/124/2022, promulgating, effective January 1, 2023 training requirements for mediators and neutral evaluators severing on court rosters under Part 146 (22 NYCRR Section 146), arbitrators and special masters who serve in court-sponsored programs, and neutrals who provide services as part of the community Dispute Resolution Center Program.