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Appellate Term  Second Department  Rule Changes

Appellate Term Second Department Rule Changes

The Appellate Term, Second Department recently rescinded Parts 730,731 and 732 of Title 22 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (22 NYCRR) and adopted new Parts 730 and 731 of the same Title, effective January l,...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom : According to Local Rules 1000.4 of AD4, an application for an order to show cause pursuant to 22 NYCRR 1250.4 (b) shall be directed to a Justice of this Court with chambers in the Judicial District from which the appeal or proceeding arises.

AD1 Mental Hygiene Legal Service

AD1 Mental Hygiene Legal Service

Appellate Procedure: The Mental Hygiene Legal Service (MHLS) provides legal services, advice and assistance to persons receiving care or alleged to be in need of care at inpatient and community-based facilities for the mentally disabled. Created in 1964 and organized...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: According to 670.3 Rules of Practice of AD2 , where an appeal is taken in a criminal matter, the clerk of the court of original instance shall execute an initial information statement on a form approved by the court and shall transmit it together...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: Beginning on January 1, 2020 in AD1, e-filing will be mandatory in: 1. all case types e-filed (mandatory or consensual) in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York Counties; and 2. Contested Matrimonial.  

AD1 Expansion of E-filing coming January 2020

AD1 Expansion of E-filing coming January 2020

Expansion of E-filing The First Department is expanding the categories of appeals that will be subject e-filing. Beginning on January 1, 2020, e-filing will be mandatory in: all case types e-filed (mandatory or consensual) in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York...

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