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8th JD Rolls Out Pilot Program for Submission of Virtual Evidence for Matrimonial Cases

Please see the below linked memo which is a very important development in matrimonial virtual trials.  It details how exhibits are now to be uploaded for matrimonial hearings/virtual trials.   This has been tested in other judicial districts and is now making a statewide appearance.  From all accounts it has worked very well.  One should anticipate …

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NYS UCS Outlines Appropriate Decorum for Virtual Court Proceedings

The COVID-19 pandemic has required all courts across New York State to innovate and adapt in order to continue to provide the effective and efficient administration of justice and Access to Justice for all court users consistent with the highest standards of Chief Judge DiFiore’s Excellence Initiative. Our courts have uniformly transitioned to Microsoft Teams …

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Judge Marks Releases Memo Explaining Next Steps With Virtual Courts

Beginning Monday, May 4, new motions, responsive papers to previously filed motions and other applications, including post-judgment applications, may be filed electronically in pending cases either through the NYSCEF e-filing system in jurisdictions that have it or through a new electronic document delivery system that has been created for courts and jurisdictions where e-filing is …

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Courts Publish Virtual Chambers Email Addresses

In order to assist in smooth virtual court operations, the 8th Judicial District has a provided a full list of email addresses for each court in each county of the District. If an attorney has any issues or questions regarding virtual chambers, they are asked to email the appropriate person found on this list.

Virtual Court Operations to Commence in 8th Judicial District

As the New York State Courts continue to calibrate and adjust operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eighth Judicial District Administrative Judge Paula L. Feroleto, under the guidance of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge Vito C. Caruso, today announced that the District will begin …

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