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...

Fri Apr 17 2020 | Notice to the Bar : Briefs : COVID-19 : Motions : Records : Rules

COVID-19 ORDER LIFTING SUSPENSION OF DEADLINES

It is hereby ORDERED that the Court’s March 17, 2020 order suspending perfection, filing, and other deadlines set forth by Court order or rules applicable to practice before the Court is hereby rescinded, and it is further ORDERED that the perfection and/or filing deadline in any matter affected by the Court’s March 17, 2020 order is as set forth in the attached Schedule A. More...

Tue Mar 17 2020 | Notice to the Bar : Briefs : COVID-19 : Motions : Records : Rules

COVID-19 ORDER SUSPENDING DEADLINES

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that in all matters pending before the Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all perfection, filing, and other deadlines set forth by any order of this Court, the Rules of the Appellate Division (22 NYCRR Parts 1240 and 1250), the Rules of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department (22 NYCRR Parts 1000 and 1020), or the Electronic Filing Rules of the Appellate Division (22 NYCRR Part 1245), are suspended indefinitely and until further directive of the Court. 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 Jan 24 2019 | Practice Aid : Arguments : Briefs : CLE : Court : Event : Motions : Records

Best Practices: A View From the Bench (video)

Best Practices: A View From the Bench - Supreme Court of the State of New York by Hon. Gerald J. Whalen, Hon. Erin M. Peradotto, and Hon. John M. Curran, moderated by Jackson Center co-founder, board member, and Phillips Lytle LLP partner Gregory L. Peterson, Esq. More...

Wed Dec 05 2018 | Notice to the Bar : Briefs : Event : Motions : Records

Holiday Closures and Extended Filing Deadlines

The Appellate Division Courthouse will be closed to the public on Monday, December 24, 2018, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Filing deadlines will be extended to the next business day. More...

Fri Sep 14 2018 | Notice to the Bar : Briefs : Efile : Records : Rules

Filing of Digital Copies Pursuant to the Practice Rule of the Appellate Division

Pursuant to Rule 1250.9 of the Practice Rules of the Appellate Division effective September 17, 2018, parties are required to file digital copies of records, appendices and/or briefs with the Court. More...

Effect of New Rules on Matters Pending September 17th

Pursuant to the Joint Order of the Departments of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division dated June 29, 2018, 22 NYCRR Part 1250, the new Practice Rules of the Appellate Division, shall apply to each matter pending in the Appellate Division on September 17, 2018 More...

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The Supreme Court of the Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department hears appeals from the state's trial courts located in the 22 Central and Western New York counties assigned to the Fifth, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial Districts. More »

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