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COVID-19 UPDATE: New York First Department Expands to Virtual Court

New York, New York–April 15, 2020–The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Judicial Department, announced that it is transitioning to a virtual court until further notice in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the court’s obligation to respect Governor Cuomo’s New York State on PAUSE Executive Order.

Click here for a copy of the First Department’s Announcement. Significantly, the announcement stated the following:

  • The First Department will be holding two special terms in May and June 2020. Any calendared matters will be heard either on submission or orally argued via Skype. The remote oral arguments will be live-streamed and there will not be any adjournments.
  • The perfection, filing, and other deadlines for the Courts other terms remain suspended indefinitely and until further Court directive pursuant to the First Department’s March 17, 2020 Order. Parties may consensually perfect appeals and file motions.
  • Hardy Copy Filing continues to be suspended.

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