Any Downstate court appearance request for New York City or Long Island that is canceled after 4:30 P.M. for the following day will be assessed the full appearance fee for the order placed. Matters ordered after 4:30 P.M for the following day that are canceled will be assessed the full appearance fee.
A local downstate deposition for New York City or Long Island canceled after 4:30 P.M. will be assessed a “bust fee” per Per Diem Services rate schedule. A deposition that busts within one hour of the appearance will be assessed a same day “bust fee.” Attorneys who are waiting for more than half an hour for parties, counsel or a reporter and then the deposition still busts will be assessed the regular deposition fee for that particular case.
All upstate appearances or upstate deposition orders are deemed “special orders” and will be assessed a rain or shine fee for the full cost of the matter in the event of a cancellation. Out of New York State orders are also deemed “special orders” and will be assessed a rain or shine fee for the full cost of the matter in the event of cancellation.
Same day court appearance requests that are submitted are rain or shine fees for the full cost of the matter in the event of a cancellation.
Same day or regular appearance requests where the ordering party has submitted the incorrect date, time or location for the appearance will be charged the full appearance rate.
In the event that the ordering party has submitted incorrect appearance information, they shall be charged the full rate plus the rate for appearing at the corrected appearance location. Check your confirmation email for accuracy and contact our office immediately should any changes be required
Cancellations must be in writing and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the tracking number, case name, and date of appearance.