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Hon. Mark Partnow

Part Rules IAS Part 43 / Foreclosure Part FRP2

360 Adams Street
Chambers Room 451
Courtroom - 441

Principal Law Clerk: Yevgeniy Kats, Esq.
Assistant Law Clerk: Seth Cotler, Esq.
Part Clerk: Gina MacDougall

Hon. Partnow's procedure regarding courtesy hard copies for e-filed matters

1. The Court will conference every case when it is assigned for Trial.
2. At the initial conference, or soon thereafter, plaintiff must submit marked pleadings to the Law Secretary as well as any motions in limine.
3. Prior to the trial, each attorney shall inform the Court of any schedule conflicts and the need for an interpreter.
4. All proposed jury charges and proposed verdict sheets shall be submitted to the court in typed form at the commencement of the trial.

Motions are to be made returnable on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Motions made returnable at any other time, absent prior permission of the Court, will be adjourned to the next available motion day. Appearances must be made by attorneys with knowledge of the case and the pending motion. The first call is at 9:45 a.m. and the 2nd call is at 10:30 a.m. Oral argument is required on all ready cases. Motions can be adjourned by stipulation on the first return date. After the second adjournment, consent of the Court is required. Parties are encouraged to work out discovery motions in a short form order. On all other motions, all parties must be present and ready for argument. The motion will be marked off if the movant fails to appear. If the non-moving party does not appear, the motion will be granted on default, a copy of the signed short form order must be served on the non-moving parties by certified mail and all parties are bound by the terms of the order.

Foreclosure Motions:
All foreclosure motions must include a copy of a proposed order resembling the sample order found on the Kings County Foreclosure Department website. Motions without such order will be denied for failing to comply with this rule. Sample orders can be found on the website listed below:

Infant Compromise
Dates for appearance shall be scheduled by Chambers.

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