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...

Fri Dec 06 2019 | Notice to the Bar : Efile : Rules

Fourth Department to Delay Expansion of Mandatory E-Filing in Criminal and Family Court Appeals

E-filing will become mandatory in criminal appeals and in appeals from Family Court in all matters in which a notice of appeal is filed on or after July 1, 2020. New rules applicable to e-filing in these matters will be announced in the spring of 2020. More...

Wed Jul 24 2019 | Practice Aid : Efile

Webinar: Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer.

ONE HOUR E-FILING TRAINING provided by New York State Courts E-Filing Resource Center. Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer. More...

Wed Jun 05 2019 | Notice to the Bar : Briefs : Efile : Motions : Rules

Fourth Department to Expand E-Filing Categories Oct 1st (updated)

NYAppDiv4 is expanding the categories of appeals that will be subject to mandatory e-filing in the coming months. Oct 1, 2019 mandatory e-filing in all non-Family Court civil matters, voluntary for Family Court matters and voluntary for all criminal matters. More...

Wed Apr 17 2019 | Practice Aid : Briefs : Efile : Records : Rules

Formatting Requirements for Documents Electronically Filed (Attachment A) (video)

Join Michael Lazik of the Appellate Division Technical Services Unit for a discussion of 22 NYCRR Part 1245 Attachment A -- the Formatting Requirements for Documents Electronically Filed. More...

Thu Mar 14 2019 | Notice to the Bar : Efile : Motions : Rules

Notices of Motion and Supporting Documents to be E-Filed in a Single Document (Effective Mar 14)

Effective Thursday March 14, 2019 -- ​To comply with Attachment A of 22 NYCRR Part 1245, motion papers shall be filed together in one PDF document, which shall contain bookmarks linking to each separate motion document contained therein. More...

Wed Dec 26 2018 | Notice to the Bar : Efile : Rules

Fourth Department Allows E-filing in All Civil Matters Beginning January 1

Beginning January 1, 2019, e-filing will be voluntary/consensual in all categories of civil appeals from orders or judgments entered in Supreme Court in the Fourth Department. More...

Wed Dec 05 2018 | Practice Aid : Efile

Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer via free online webinar

Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer. More...

Wed Oct 10 2018 | Practice Aid : Efile

Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer via free online webinar

Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer. More...

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