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Co-Appellants should file together for the same term. However, if one of the co-appellants is not ready for the term intended, a stipulation may be signed by all parties involved and filed with the court consenting to the next term

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Once Initial Case Information is recorded, the Appellate Division (through NYSCEF) will assign a Case Number via direct email to the registrant together with a link to the Notification of Case Number form. The attorney must complete this form, serve it upon the...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

In cases where a Joint Record or Joint Appendix is warranted, the Appellant, Cross and/or Co-Appellants are responsible for assembling the Joint Record or Joint Appendix. The cost should be split between the appealing attorneys in the Appellate Division First and...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

When perfecting on the Appendix method, the Lower Court record must be subpoenaed from the county of original instance and sent to the Department in which the case is being heard. Please keep in mind each county has different charges in regard to subpoena fees.

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Sometimes filings contain errors on NYSCEF. If the clerk detects some defects in documents that have been e-filed, such as if papers for a different case are inadvertently attached the clerk may inform the filer and request that a corrected copy of those documents be...