Electronic Filing Questions

Electronic Filing Questions

Ever since electronic filing has been instituted at the Appellate Division level I have had a number of attorneys call and ask me to assist them on a number of matters. Q: If I am filing a Brief in the Appellate Division-Second Department does my Brief need to be...
The Jurisdiction of the Appellate Division

The Jurisdiction of the Appellate Division

The Constitution of 1894 provided that the Appellate Division was to succeed to the jurisdiction of the former General Terms and was to have such additional jurisdiction as might be conferred by the Legislature. Thus the source of the jurisdiction of the Appellate...
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...