Dear Counsel, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. Below is the latest from Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Judge Janet DiFiore 9/28/2020
"Cuomo Planning to Cut About $300 Million From Judiciary Budget, Judge Marks Says in Memo " CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON THE SUBJECT FROM AUTHOR RYAN TARINELLI
Dear Counsel, See below for updated rules for Bronx Part 15, Justice Mary Ann Brigantti. PART 15 JUSTICE MARY ANN BRIGANTTI – AMENDED RULES (updated September 29, 2020) *EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 19, 2020* Discovery Conferences In compliance with statewide Administrative Orders, the parties are expected to complete outstanding discovery on pending matters using every available technology [...]
Dear Counsel, Governor Cuomo Announces Moratorium on COVID-Related Residential Evictions Will Be Extended Until January 1, 2021 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State's Tenant Safe Harbor Act will be expanded until January 1, 2021 to protect additional residential tenants from eviction if they are suffering financial hardship during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The [...]
Dear Counsel, The court system's Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution has rolled out three online tools to encourage the use of mediation.
Dear Counsel, Please see below for the latest information pertaining to Auction rules for the Ninth District. NEW AUCTION RULES FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2020 GENERAL FORECLOSURES The foreclosure rules currently in place will remain in effect. Please note the following rules with respect to auctions. These new auction rules shall [...]
Dear Counsel, Administrative Judge Marks has recently announced application procedures to destroy an expunged marijuana conviction record. Court System Announces Application Procedure for Eligible Individuals Seeking to Destroy an Expunged Marijuana Conviction Record Under Recently Enacted NY Law NEW YORK–A state law passed last year to reduce penalties associated with marijuanarelated offenses. The law requires convictions [...]
Dear Counsel, This weekend Governor Cuomo announced that the commercial eviction moratorium has been extended until October 20, 2020. This moratorium prohibits the initiation of a proceeding or enforcement of any eviction of any commercial tenant for nonpayment of rent or a foreclosure of any commercial mortgage for nonpayment of such mortgage. View the full details in the updated Executive [...]
Dear Counsel, Below is the latest message from Judge Janet DiFiore.
Dear Counsel, Renewal. Hope. Faith. These are a few of the pillars of the Jewish New Year that could not have come at a sooner time. This has been an incredibly difficult year for all of us due to the pandemic. And we all need a fresh start now. On behalf of all of us [...]