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Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order 202.76, Relating to Family Court and Criminal Court Matters

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 State …

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Judge Lawrence Marks Issues Administrative Order 268/20, Relating to Landlord Tenant Matters.

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-I 9 health emergency, I hereby direct that: I) petitions in eviction proceedings pursuant to Article 7 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law shall include …

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NYS Commission on Judicial Nomination Seeks Recommendations for Court of Appeals Associate Judge

The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination (“the Commission”) today announced that it is seeking recommendations and applications of persons who may be qualified to serve as Associate Judge of the State’s highest Court, the Court of Appeals of the State of New York.  On June 4, 2021, a vacancy will exist on the …

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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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Women in Government: 2020 Lamplighter Awards

The Eighth Judicial District Gender and Racial Fairness Committee is part of a standing Committee on Women in the Courts that works to secure equal justice, equal treatment and equal opportunity for women whose lives bring them into the courts through education, information and advocacy. The Committee created the Lamplighter Award that recognizes women who, …

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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 Transitioning From Skype for Business to MS Teams

The New York State Unified Court System has adopted Microsoft Teams as the standard for internal and external videoconferencing calls, including virtual court hearings and virtual chambers conferences. The attached Microsoft Teams Q&A sheet provides more detail about Microsoft Teams, including information on how to install the Microsoft Teams application. More information is also available …

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Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order 202.67, Continuing Tolling Until Nov 3

EXECUTIVE ORDER 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 …

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