Fri Jun 26 2020 | Notice to the Bar : Efile : Motions : Rules

Digital Submission of Motion and Application Papers Pursuant to Rule 1000.4 (a)

​For purposes of the digital filing requirement pursuant to Rule 1000.4 (a), motion and application papers in matters not subject to electronic filing must be uploaded to the Court’s digital portal through which they will be automatically routed to the email address designated by the Court. More...

Wed Jun 17 2020 | Notice to the Bar : Efile : Motions : Rules

FOURTH DEPARTMENT AMENDS LOCAL RULES REGARDING DIGITAL SUBMISSION OF MOTIONS AND ELECTRONIC FILING OF FAMILY COURT AND CRIMINAL MATTERS

Effective July 1, 2020, the local rules of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department (22 NYCRR Part 1000) have been amended to provide for digital submission of motion papers and to provide rules for electronic filing in Family Court and criminal matters, which becomes mandatory in matters in which a notice of appeal is filed on or after July 1, 2020. More...

Mon Jun 15 2020 | Blog : Admissions : Event

BAR ADMISSION CEREMONIES - VIDEO ARCHIVE JULY 15 2020

BAR ADMISSION CEREMONIES - VIDEO ARCHIVE JULY 15 2020 More...

COVID-19 NOTICE TO PARTIES APPEARING FOR REMOTE ARGUMENT IN JUNE/JULY

If you are scheduled to appear for remote oral argument, please review the materials herein to ensure your readiness for the remote session. Remote argument operates in the same general manner as argument in the courtroom: parties will appear and be placed in a virtual waiting area/courtroom gallery, and wait to be called by the Court. More...

Mon Jun 08 2020 | Blog : Admissions : COVID-19

COVID-19 NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION TO THE BAR ON JUNE 15th

Four Admission Ceremonies will be conducted via Zoom on Monday, June 15, 2020 More...

Mon Jun 01 2020 | Notice to the Bar : COVID-19 : Decisions

Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a

Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a, Order Extending Deadline for Written Responses. More...

Tue Apr 28 2020 | Press Release : Admissions : COVID-19

COVID-19 STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDING JUSTICES REGARDING ATTORNEY ADMISSIONS

Changes to the Bar Admission practices in accordance with the April 21, 2020 directive of the Court of Appeals. More...

Mon Apr 27 2020 | Press Release : Arguments : COVID-19

NOTICE REGARDING 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION APPEALS (revised 4/28)

Primary elections will take place in New York on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department has determined that appeals relating to the 2020 primary elections will be considered according to the following schedule. More...

COVID-19 FOURTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS OPERATIONS AS A VIRTUAL COURT

As of April 13, 2020 the Appellate Division, Fourth Department has begun to operate as a virtual court and is expanding the operations of the Court and its ancillary agencies. More...

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