Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

A self-represented Litigant may voluntarily participate in e-filing by electronically recording his or her consent at the NYSCEF site, registering as an authorized e-filer with NYSCEF.
Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

At the appellate level, every department requires a word certification page to be filed with all briefs. The appellant and the respondent’s brief are limited to no more than 14,000 words. A reply brief is limited to no more than 7,000 words. The document required to...
Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

As of April 1st, 2021 The Appellate Division Second Department will require all cases generating from King’s County to be e-filed on NYSCEF. This applies to any Notices of Appeal dated on or after April 1st, and any appeal with a Notice of Appeal dated prior to April...
Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

The Appellate Division, First Department will not, in fact, accept photographs in an Appellate Brief. One may certainly reference a photograph that is included in the Record on Appeal/Appendix that was filed with the brief. However, including a photograph as an...
Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

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, as long as all co-appellants file...