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Hon. Mark Partnow


Part Rules

Chambers: 360 Adams Street - Room 451
347-296-1542 Chambers
347-296-1656 Courtroom - 441
Fax: 718-643-8813
Law Secretary: Cherise Hewitt-Ogilvie, Esq.
Secretary: Connie A. Bajohr
Clerk: Cesar Maradiegue

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

Trials
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. Requests to charge and proposed verdict sheets shall be made in writing and submitted to the Law Secretary.

Motions
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. Ready cases are called in the order in which they are marked ready and oral argument is required on all ready cases. Motions can be adjourned by stipulation on the first return date. 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.

Inquests
1. At the time of the inquest Plaintiff shall provide the Court with a copy of Marked Pleadings and a copy of the Default Judgment.

2. Certified Medical Records or testimony of a physician is required to prove damages.

Infant Compromise
Dates for appearance shall be scheduled by Chambers.

Mental Hygiene Hearings
Hearings shall be scheduled.

 

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