Big Changes For New York Appellate Divisions: The Transition to E-Filing and Uniform Rules Begins
On February 6, 2018, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore presented the 2018 State of the Judiciary. While covering a broad range of developments, achievements, and goals for the courts, she announced big changes to appellate practice in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division. Though these changes have been anticipated, the announcements are exciting. Electronic filing Chief Judge DiFiore announced that limited implementation of electronic filing will begin in all four Departments of the Appellate Division, beginning March 1, 2018. This process has been a long time coming. The Uniform Rules governing Appellate Division e-filing can be found here. In the…Read more
Note: this article will only address appeals in civil matters. Applications for leave to appeal in criminal proceedings must comply with NY Court of Appeals Rule 500.20, generally. So you want to appeal to the New York Court of Appeals? OK, first note that there is a distinction between those civil appeals taken as of right and those matters which require a Motion for Leave to Appeal. In a civil case, CPLR 5601 provides the grounds by which an appeal can be taken to the Court of Appeals as of right. However, there are only limited circumstances that may qualify…Read more
- Big Changes For New York Appellate Divisions: The Transition to E-Filing and Uniform Rules Begins
- Making a Motion for Leave to Appeal to the NY Court of Appeals
- Time-Bar Determinations of Inter Partes Reviews are Appealable per Federal Circuit
- Knowing the difference between cross- and concurrent appeals in New York State courts
- Effective October 30, 2017 Mandatory Electronic Filing Through TrueFiling Begins in the Second District, with New, Unique Preferred Formatting.