Proposals for new mandatory eFiling programs in New York

October 10, 2019

Proposals for new mandatory eFiling programs in New York

Here are some important opportunities for public comments regarding proposals for new mandatory eFiling programs in several counties in New York State. Please see below and the attached links.

3rdJudicial District

September 18, 2019:
Albany County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

September 18, 2019:
Columbia County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

September 18, 2019:
Rensselaer County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

September 18, 2019:
Ulster County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

4th Judicial District

September 18, 2019:
Clinton County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

September 18, 2019:
Saratoga County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to:efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

5th Judicial District

September 18, 2019:
Herkimer County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

6th Judicial District

September 18, 2019:
Delaware County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective November 20, 2019.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By November 1, 2019

The NY Office of Court Administration is seeking comments from the public and members of the legal profession regarding the following proposal:

October 1, 2019: Request for Public Comment on Proposed Rules for Electronic Filing in New York City Civil Court
Description of proposal
Email to: rulecomments@nycourts.gov
by November 29, 2019

NYS Chief Judge Proposes Constitutional Reforms to Simplify NY’s Outdated Trial Court Structure

See attached.  https://ww2.nycourts.gov/sites/default/files/document/files/2019-09/PR19_22.pdf 

United State District Court, Southern District of New York:

New Magistrate Judge Sarah Cave assumes seat previously occupied by retired Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman.

See attached for her Individual Rules of Practice, Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting and Proposed Case Management Plan , Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting and Proposed Case Management Plan For Pro Se Cases, and Settlement Procedures.

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