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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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Memo to 8JD Law Enforcement, Civil Division, Regarding Evictions

MEMORANDUM January 21, 2021  TO: EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LAW ENFORCEMENT – CIVIL DIVISIONS FROM: ANDREW B. ISENBERG, District Executive RE: UPDATE ON LANDLORD/TENANT MATTERS WARRANTS OF EVICTION  Please be advised that under Chapter 381 of the Laws of 2020 (the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020) the court is required to hold a STATUS CONFERENCE …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 24/21, Regarding Judge and Justice Recusal

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby promulgate the following guideline for judges and justices of the Unified Court System, including judges of the Housing Part of the New York City Civil Court, in complying with the provisions of section nine of the Judiciary Law, as enacted by chapter 376 of the Laws …

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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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Attorney Survey Findings Generate Recommendations to Enhance Gender Fairness in the New York State Courts

PRESS RELEASENew York State Unified Court SystemHon. Lawrence K. MarksChief Administrative Judge Contact:Lucian Chalfen, Public Information DirectorArlene Hackel, Deputy Director(212) 428-2500www.nycourts.gov/press NEW YORK – A recent survey conducted by the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts indicates that while the treatment of female attorneys, litigants and witnesses in the courts has …

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

THIS HAS NOW BEEN SUPERSEDED BY A MORE RECENT UPDATE TO THE PROTOCOLS, ISSUED ON DECEMBER 9, 2020. Due to the recent changes in Western New York due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, the 8th Judicial District as published updated operating protocols for Town and Village Courts effective Monday, November 23, 2020.