The First Department is expanding the categories of appeals that will be subject to e-filing.
The First Department is expanding the categories of appeals that will be subject e-filing. Beginning on July 15, 2019, e-filing will be mandatory in the following case types originating in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York Counties:
- Medical, Dental or Podiatric Malpractice
- Other Professional Malpractice
In addition, beginning on July 15, 2019, the Court will permit voluntary, consensual e-filing in all other tort matters originating in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York Counties. All parties to an appeal must consent to the voluntary participation in e-filing.
Expansion of mandatory e-filing in malpractice matters and the consensual e-filing in other tort matters will be effective as follows:
- Matters in which notices of appeal are dated on or after July 15, 2019;
- Matters in which notices of appeal are dated prior to July 15, 2019 and where the appeal will be perfected on or after September 1, 2019. In these matters, compliance with the requirements of 22 NYCRR 1245.3(a) (Entry of Initial Information for Electronic Filing) will be measured from July 15, 2019.
- Appeals on malpractice matters which have already been perfected are exempt from the mandatory e-filing requirements.
Click here to view the updated requirements.
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