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Re: Enlargements of Time in the First Department
Since the implementation of the Statewide Practice Rules, there has been some misinformation given to practitioners regarding how to enlarge time for filing deadlines in the First Department. Because the court continues to function using its term calendar system which predated the Statewide Practice Rules, the process for enlargements differs from other departments. Enlargements for the Appellant’s Time to Perfect an Appeal Like in other departments, appellants may obtain two enlargements of time as of right by letter application. No filing fee is required. The letters should be e-filed for cases which are electronically filed in the Appellate Division. For…Read more
Letter Applications to the Appellate Division: How to File Them
Under the newly implemented Statewide Practice Rules which came into effect on September 17, 2018, enlargements of time to perfect appeals and to file respondent's or reply briefs may be done by letter application to the court (or by stipulation of the parties). Appellants may seek 60 additional days to perfect the appeal on a first request and 30 days on a second request. In the Second, Third and Fourth Departments, respondents may seek two separate 30-day enlargements of time to file their briefs, and appellants may seek two separate 10-day enlargements to file the reply brief. Since the rules…Read more
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