New York State Court System

Judge Lawrence Marks Issues Administrative Order 209/20

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE WOGE OF THE COURTS 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 of County Clerks, I hereby establish, …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 160A/20

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE OF THE COURTS{corrected 8/13/20] 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 August 13, 2020, notwithstanding the …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 157/20

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE OF THE COURTS 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 July 27, 2020, notwithstanding the terms …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 149/20

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 of County Clerks, I hereby establish, continue, or give notice of, programs for the consensual/voluntary and …

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Notice to the Bar: 8th Judicial District Phase 4 Return to In-Person Operations

Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, Administrative Judge for the Eighth Judicial District, announces that effective Monday July 6, 2020, the Courts in the Eighth Judicial District (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties) will commence a Phase 4 Return to In-Person Operations. Throughout the COVID-19 public health pandemic, the county courthouses in the …

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Revised Guidelines Aim to Facilitate Swifter Provision of Appropriate Accommodations for Court Users with Special Needs

NEW YORK − As part of the court system’s ongoing efforts to enhance access to justice for New Yorkers with visual, hearing, communication, mobility, cognitive and other disabilities, Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks has approved the implementation of new guidelines to simplify the handling of requests for accommodations of disabilities made by parties, attorneys, …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 131/20 Regarding Foreclosures

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby order and direct that, effective June 24, 2020, commencement papers in foreclosure proceedings involving residential or commercial property shall require the inclusion of (1) an attorney affirmation in the form attached as Exh. 1 and (2) a Notice to Respondent, in English and Spanish, in the …

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