COURT OPERATIONS DUE TO COVID-19
All Courts in the Ninth Judicial District are returning to in-person operations starting on Wednesday May 27th (with the exception of New Rochelle Family Court).
Due to continuing density restrictions all court proceedings will be conducted by video or telephonic conferencing. Court proceedings remain open to the public but defendants, parties and lawyers will not be present in the courthouse. Only the audio portion of any video conferences will be available to the public.
The Courts will accept filings of new Supreme and County, Surrogate’s Court, Family Court and City Court actions and proceedings with the exception of applications for landlord and tenant evictions, mortgage foreclosures and default judgment motions.
Filings are directed through electronic means by represented parties and by mail for unrepresented parties. All filings must be made through either the New York State Electronic Filing system (NYSCEF), where available or through the Electronic Document Delivery System (EDDS). https://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/AO-114-20.pdf
Parties/Attorneys should receive information on how to attend a virtual court appearances from the Clerk. If you did not receive information, please contact the clerk of the Court to provide your correct contact information.
For members of the public/press to attend a Court proceeding, please contact the Chief Clerk of the Court for further details.
Traffic and Parking matters are adjourned until further notice
All Court visitors are directed to wear a mask or face covering - https://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/COVID_Mask_Poster.pdf
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