Appellate Division, First and Second Departments: How to Ensure That the Co-Appellant or Cross-Appellant Shares in the Cost of the Joint Record/Appendix?

Appellate Division, First Department: “The parties shall consult and thereafter file a joint record or joint appendix …The cost of the joint record or joint appendix and the transcript, if any, shall be borne equally among the parties. (see 600.11(d))”   Appellate Division, Second Department: “Unless otherwise ordered by the court, all parties appealing from the …

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Wednesday Wisdom

  Unlike AD2, AD3 and AD4, the First Department has an electronic service/filing requirement. On top of the printed copies, any Records or Appendices that are over 10MB must be served/filed on a CD. Any Records or Appendices under 10MB, along with all appellate briefs, must be served/filed via email.  

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Wednesday Wisdom

  While appellate briefs filed in AD1 and AD2 must be under a certain word count and page limit, appellate briefs filed in AD3 and AD4 only have a page limit. Thus, there are no word count certification forms (i.e., Printing Specification Statement or Certificate of Compliance) necessary in AD3 and AD4.    

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Featured App for Attorneys—CamCard

Networking is a vital aspect of bar association events, CLEs and conferences. With the haphazard deluge of business cards, however, often times contacts seem to fall by the wayside. This is where the CamCard app comes into play. It is the easiest app to manage and exchange business cards, the perfect fit for sales people, entrepreneurs, business …

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Wednesday Wisdom

  When perfecting an appeal in the Appellate Division, First Department, the lower court index number is used to identify all of the documents filed. However, after filing a notice of appeal to be perfected at the Appellate Division, Second Department, a docket number will be issued.    

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