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An Overview of the NYS Appellate Division

An Overview of the NYS Appellate Division

The Appellate Division is New York State's intermediate level appellate court. It hears appeals from trial courts and has power to review both law and facts in civil and criminal cases. Appeals from the Appellate Division are taken to the Court of Appeals, the State's...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: In the NYS Court of Appeals, regardless whether the Court is in session, motions shall be returnable on a Monday or, if Monday is a legal holiday, the first business day of the week unless otherwise provided by statute, order to show cause or...

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: "If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary." --Jim Rohn

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: According to the Appellate Division, Third Department Rules of Practice (850.11) Where only sentence in issue. When the sole question raised on appeal concerns the legality, propriety or excursiveness of the sentence imposed, the appeal may be heard...

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: On or after October 1, 2019, e-filing at the Appellate Division, Fourth Department will become mandatory in all non-Family Court civil matters. E-filing in non-Family Court civil matters has been voluntary/consensual since January 1, 2019.

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: "Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life." ― Tony Robbins

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom: Beginning on July 15, 2019 in AD1, all other tort matters originating in Supreme Bronx or New York will be subject to voluntary, consensual NYSCEF e-filing. Logistics: This will apply to Notices of Appeal dated on or after July 15, 2019; and Notices...

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." — Confucius