E-FILING

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rules of E-Filing.

HOW TO E-FILE on NYSCEF

ELECTRONIC FILING RULES OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION

The joint rules of the Appellate Division on Electronic Filing
(22 NYCRR Part 1245) may be found by clicking below.

As of October 1, 2018 the cases and case types subject
to electronic filing in each Department are as follows:

First Department

All appeals in commercial matters originating in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York Counties.

Third Department

All appeals in civil actions commenced by summons and complaint in Supreme Court originating in the Third Judicial District.

Second Department

All cases in Westchester Supreme & Surrogate’s Court, Suffolk, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Queens and Richmond Counties

Fourth Department

All appeals in matters originating in, or transferred to, the Commercial Division of Supreme Court in the Fourth Judicial Department.

E-Filing Forms

Notification of Case Number and Other Information in E-Filed Appeal or Transferred Matter

A form notifying other parties of the case number assigned to an appeal or transferred matter.

Statement of Authorization for Electronic Filing (Individual Attorney Authorizing Filing Agent)

A fill-in-the-blanks form authorizing a filing agent to e-file documents on behalf of an individual attorney.

Notification of Case Number and Other Information in E-Filed Original Proceeding

A form notifying other parties of the case number assigned to an original proceeding.

Notice of Intent to Cease E-Filing

This form must be served on all parties and filed with the court when a self-represented litigant withdraws his or her consent to participate in e-filing in a particular matter pursuant to 22 NYCRR 1245.4(e).

Notice of Hard Copy Submission

– E-Filed Matter

This form shall accompany hard copy submissions in e-filed matters as provided in 22 NYCRR 1245.4(b) and 1245.6(c).

Statement of Authorization for Electronic Filing

(Managing Attorney Authorizing Filing Agent)

A fill-in-the-blanks form authorizing a filing agent to e-file documents on behalf of multiple attorneys within the same firm/agency.

Attorney Exemption Certification

This form must be served and filed with the Clerk’s office when an attorney seeks an exemption from e-filing pursuant to 22 NYCRR 1245.4(a)(2).

Revocation of Authorization for Electronic Filing

– Managing Attorney

A fill-in-the-blanks form revoking a prior authorization given to a filing agent to e-file documents on behalf of multiple attorneys in the same firm/agency.

Revocation of Authorization for Electronic Filing
– Individual Attorney

A fill-in-the-blanks form revoking a prior authorization given to a filing agent to e-file documents on behalf of an individual attorney.

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