The cases and case types subject to electronic filing on March 1, 2018 in each Department are as follows:

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

All appeals in matters originating and electronically filed in Supreme and Surrogateā€™s Courts in Westchester County. »

All appeals in civil actions originating in the Third Judicial District. »

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

This list of cases and case types will be enlarged in each Department in the coming months as the e-filing program expands.

Joint Rules on Electronic Filing

The joint rules of the Appellate Division on electronic filing may be found here: 22 NYCRR Part 1245


For additional information about electronic filing and to create a NYSCEF account, visit the NYSCEF website at or contact the NYSCEF Resource Center (phone: 646-386-3033; e-mail:


Online Training for persons (including attorneys and unrepresented parties) interested in Appellate Division e-filing will be available on February 14, 21, 28 and March 7 - Additional sessions will be scheduled as needed.

Pre-Registration is required to participate in the training sessions.

To register go to Online Training »

Unrepresented Litigants

For information on how to participate in e-filing, unrepresented litigants should contact the appropriate clerk in the court where the matter was filed or visit

Unrepresented litigants also are encouraged to visit