COURT UPDATES

Stay updated with the latest COVID-19 Pandemic Court Alerts

The NYS Unified Court System identified next steps which took effect May 4, 2020.

  • Appeals. Notices of appeal may be filed electronically, either through NYSCEF or through the new document delivery system.
  • Expanded motion practice. New motions, responsive papers to previously filed motions, and other applications (including post-judgment applications) may be filed electronically in pending cases, either

(1) through the NYSCEF e-filing system in jurisdictions that have it; or

(2) through the new electronic document delivery system that was created for courts and jurisdictions where e-filing is unavailable. This new document delivery system enables lawyers and litigants to send documents to courts for filing and other purposes in a secure and efficient manner.

New York State Appellate Division, First Department

Expansion of Mandatory E-filing in the Appellate
Division, First Department
Effective July 27,2020, the Appellate Division, First Department expanded the
categories of appeals that are subject to e-filing through the New York State Court
Electronic Filing System (NYSCEF) to include all matters originating in the following
courts in Bronx and New York Counties:
 Supreme Court, Criminal Term;
 Family Court;
 Surrogate’s Court; and
 Court of Claims.
This expansion applies to all matters in these categories, including appeals which have
already been perfected. E-filing is required regardless of whether the matters were efiled at the trial level.

New York State Appellate Division, Third Department

As of May 22, 2020, the Apellate Division Third Department has released updated deadlines pertaining to the perfection of Appeals.

New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department

The New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department has continued to update as the COVID-19 crisis continues. All emergency procedures, updates and orders can be found on the Appellate Division, Fourth Department website. Please click the button below to view the updates.

New York State Appellate Term, First Department

The New York State Appellate Term, First Department has continued to update as the COVID-19 crisis continues. All emergency procedures, updates and orders can be found on the Appellate Term, First Department website. Please click the button below to view the updates.

New York State Appellate Term, Second Department

The New York State Appellate Term, Second Department released an Order on May 26, 2020 regarding court operations and opening. 

New York State Court of Appeals

The New York State Court of Appeals has continued to update as the COVID-19 crisis continues. All emergency procedures, updates and orders can be found on the New York State Court of Appeals website. Please click the button below to view the updates.

Second Circuit

States in the Circuit

Connecticut
New York
Vermont

As the limitations on social interactions in public spaces continue to expand to address the spread of COVID-19, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is adapting its operations to conform to additional developments.

 

 

United States Supreme Court 

Out of concern for the health and safety of the public and Supreme Court employees, the Supreme Court Building will be closed to the public until further notice. The Building will remain open for official business. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

 

New Jersey State Superior Court, Appellate Division

The New Jersey State Superior Court, Appellate Division has continued to update as the COVID-19 crisis continues. All emergency procedures, updates and orders can be found on the New Jersey State Superior Court, Appellate Division website. Please click the button below to view the updates.

New Jersey State Supreme Court

The New Jersey State Supreme Court has continued to update as the COVID-19 crisis continues. All emergency procedures, updates and orders can be found on the New Jersey State Supreme Court website. Please click the button below to view the updates.

NYS Governor’s Order

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