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ELECTRONIC FILING THROUGH THE NEW YORK STATE COURTS ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM IS MANDATORY FOR ALL CASES COMMENCED IN THIS COURT (EXCEPT ARTICLE 70 AND 78 PROCEEDINGS, AND MATRIMONIAL, MENTAL HYGIENE LAW AND ELECTION LAW MATTERS). UNREPRESENTED PERSONS, HOWEVER, ARE AUTOMATICALLY EXEMPT FROM ANY OBLIGATION TO E-FILE AND WILL ONLY PARTICIPATE IN E-FILING IF THEY CHOOSE TO DO SO.

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IMPORTANT E-FILING LEGISLATION

CHAPTER 237 OF THE LAWS OF 2015

CHAPTER 113 OF THE LAWS OF 2013

CHAPTER 184 OF THE LAWS OF 2012

CHAPTER 543 OF THE LAWS OF 2011

CHAPTER 528 OF THE LAWS OF 2010

CHAPTER 416 OF THE LAWS OF 2009

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E-FILING RULES AND ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

E-Filing Rules for
Supreme Court Cases

Uniform Rule 202.5-b (Consensual Program) (Revised Effective Dec.15, 2017)

Uniform Rule 202.5-bb (Mandatory Program)

(Revised 8/31/15)

Rule on Redaction

Uniform Rule 202.5(e)

Rule on Rejection of Papers

Uniform Rule 202.5 (d) (Rejection of Papers)

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS OF THE
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE

Order Dated January 18, 2019

Order Dated November 8, 2017 (325(d) Pilot Project), 2017

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PROTOCOL ON COURTHOUSE AND COUNTY CLERK PROCEDURES
FOR ELECTRONICALLY FILED CASES - -
SUPREME COURT, NEW YORK COUNTY
(Revised January 23, 2019; Explaining how customary courthouse and County Clerk procedures are applied in e-filed cases)

---1/23/19: Correction to Section B(6)(b) (list of Paperless Parts)
---11/21/18: Correction to Section B (6)(b) (list of Paperless Parts)
---10/04/18: Correction of typo in Section B (6)(b); edit to Section D (6) re bookmarks
---4/4/18: Various revisions to Section B (6)(b) re paperless parts
---3/9/16: Various revisions to Sections B (8)(b)(1), B(11),C,E(1), and F(5); deletion of Statement of Procedures (Appendix)
---10/7/15: Various revisions to conform to recent legislative changes (re unrepresented parties and some other things)
---7/16/15: Revisions to Section B (6)(b) and Section L
--5/7/15: Revisions made to Section B, Para. 8 and reworking Para. 9 and 10; adding phone number for County Clerk E-File Department
---4/22/15: Revisions made to Section B., Par. 8 (a) and (b) re restricted access to documents due to errors or failure to redact

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FORMS

Notice of Commencement of Action Subject to Mandatory Electronic Filing

Notice of Hard Copy Submission - E-Filed Case

Notice of Opt-Out - - Mandatory Case
This form shall not be used by unrepresented parties, who by statute are exempt from any obligation to e-file, although they may participate if they wish to do so.

Other Forms

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SERVICE PROVISIONS FOR INSERTION IN PROPOSED ORDERS TO SHOW CAUSE
IN E-FILED CASES

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E-FILING PARTS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF WORKING COPIES IN ALL CASES, BUT MAY REQUIRE SAME ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS ("PAPERLESS PARTS")

PART 2 (FREED, J.)

PART 3 (J. COHEN, J.)

PART 5 (SAUNDERS, J.)

PART 6 (RAKOWER, J.)

PART 8 (KOTLER, J.)

PART 12 (JAFFE, J.)

PART 13 (MENDEZ, J.)*

PART 14 (KAHN, J.)

PART 15 (CRANE, J.)

PART 18 (TISCH, J.)

PART 21 (SOKOLOFF, J.)

PART 23 (PERRY, J.)

PART 33 (CHAN, J.)

PART 34 (MARIN, J.)

PART 35 (EDMEAD, J.)

PART 37 (ENGORON, J.)

PART 38 (NOCK, J.)

PART 39 (SCARPULLA, J.)

PART 41 (CANNATARO, J.)

PART 42 (BANNON, J.)

(Except for Orders to Show Cause)

PART 52 (FRANK, J.)

PART 53 (BORROK, J.)

PART 55 (D'AUGUSTE, J.)

PART 62 (RODRIGUEZ, J.)

*Re Part 13:  Part 13 is a PURE PAPERLESS PART for e-filed cases. All e-filed documents must be text-searchable. Bookmarks are strongly encouraged. Motions in e-filed cases do not require the submission of working copies (hard copies), unless they are specifically requested by the Court. A hard copy of the Order to Show Cause is required for Justice Mendez’s signature; working copies of the affirmation/supporting papers on Orders to Show Cause are not necessary. In e-filed cases, self-represented parties, as well as attorneys who have opted out of e-filing, shall submit their papers in hard-copy form.

In all hard-copy cases (those not in the NYSCEF system), all documents shall be submitted as hard-copy originals. No courtesy hard copies need be submitted.

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FOR HELP IN E-FILED CASES IN NY COUNTY,

CONTACT:

County Clerk E-File Department
60 Centre Street
Room 141 B
Janaud Miller
cc-nyef@nycourts.gov
646-386-3737 [procedural questions only]

General Clerk's Office
Room 119, 60 Centre Street
Supreme Court, New York County
Tel.: 646-386-3030
newyorkef@nycourts.gov

 

TO RESERVE A PLACE AT A TRAINING SESSION OR TO REGISTER FOR AN ON-LINE TRAINING CLASS, GO TO THE "TRAINING"
PAGE OF THE NYSCEF WEBSITE
(at www.nycourts.gov/efile)

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ARCHIVED MATERIAL

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LINK TO UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM E-FILING WEBSITE (Including User's Manual and FAQ's)

 

January 23, 2019