NOTICE REGARDING HARD COPY FILINGS AT THE COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
Updated 3/30 -- This policy now applies to bar application materials.
In light of the advice we are receiving from public health officials regarding the societal benefits of social distancing, we are suspending the requirement that hard copy records, appendices, briefs and motions be filed. Until further notice, hard copy filings will not be permitted.
The Court has indefinitely suspended all perfection and filing deadlines set forth in a Court order or the Court's rules for matters pending in the Appellate Division as of March 17, 2020 (a copy of the order suspending deadlines here). For any filing made during this period, however, the following rules apply:
We will provide instructions as to how to hard copy file once this emergency situation has abated.
In addition, at this time applications for certificates of good standing will only be accepted via web form submission.
The safety of the public, parties in matters before this Court, and our staff members is paramount during this public emergency. We appreciate your cooperation with these measures to promote public safety during this extraordinary time.
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