Wednesday Wisdom

  In AD1 and AD2, attorneys writing their briefs with mono-spaced fonts (e.g. Courier New) must use 12 point font for the body with footnotes no smaller than 10 point font. Attorneys writing their briefs with proportionally spaced fonts (e.g. Times New Roman) must use 14 point font with footnotes no smaller than 12 point font. …

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Appellate Procedure Checklist–6 Key Facts to Know about…The Appellate Division, Second Department

Much like the other four Departments of the Appellate Division, AD2 has many rules that are specific to the Brooklyn-based Court. Below, find six such procedural rules that can greatly affect the process of perfecting appeals at the Appellate Division, Second Department. 1. Appellants are only granted six months to perfect their appeals at the Appellate …

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Wednesday Wisdom

  Remember that the deadline to file a Record on Appeal/Appendix and Brief is calculated from the date printed on the Notice of Appeal–not the date it was stamped filed with the Court. If you draft a Notice of Appeal and file it days later, be sure to update the date that is printed on …

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