Approved by Joint Order of the Departments of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division -- December 12, 2017
[As of Jan 1, 2019 ]
|All Commercial Division Matters||Mandatory|
|All Other Matters E-Filed in Lower Court||Mandatory|
|All Other Civil Matters||Voluntary|
[As of Oct 1, 2019 ]
|Family Court Matters:||Voluntary|
|All Other Civil Matters:||Mandatory|
[As of July 1, 2020 ]
|Family Court Matters:||Mandatory|
These documents must be consolidated into one PDF document and e-filed as: COPY OF NOTICE OF APPEAL WITH PROOF OF FILING + SERVICE / ORDER OR JDGMT APPEALED FROM OR CERT OF CONVICTION
Hard copies of records and appendices in matters perfected upon the reproduced full record method or appendix method. Except where a party is exempt from filing a digital copy of a document pursuant to 22 NYCRR 1245.4 or 1250.9 (e), the hard copy filing requirement in 22 NYCRR 1245.6 (a) and 1250.9 (a) (1) and (a) (2) with respect to records and appendices in matters perfected using the reproduced full record method or appendix method shall be satisfied by the filing of an original and two hard copies of the record or appendix. Parties exempt from filing a digital copy of a document shall file the number of hard copies of records and appendices otherwise provided by the rules.
Guidance and Rules which apply only to the Fourth Judicial Department are presented inline with the Joint Rules. See the examples below.