The Appellate Division, Fourth Department is committed to achieve and maintain excellence, giving you --the people of the State of New York -- the level of service in the pursuit of justice that you expect and deserve. This commitment is the motivation behind Chief Judge Janet Di Fiore’s Excellence Initiative, which involves a detailed and comprehensive evaluation of current court processes and procedures to determine what is working well and what needs to be improved. The Court wants to hear from members of the public, judges, jurors, litigants, attorneys and court employees in furtherance of the goals of the Excellence Initiative. Please join us in this undertaking by sharing your thoughts, comments or suggestions with us.

You are welcome to submit your comments anonymously, or you may provide your name and email address. Thank you for your input.

Is this really anonymous? Yes!

Providing your name and email address is completely optional. To encourage openness, the Appellate Division does not track the origin of submissions.