Happy Holidays!

Surrounded by joy this holiday season, we at eLaw are grateful to you, our clients, who are the reason for our continued success.

We truly value our relationship and look forward to serving you in this coming year.

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a successful 2022!

2022 Court Holidays

Mark your calendars for the following court holidays and closures through the end of 2022. 

2022 Holidays:

  • Monday, January 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (Federal & State Courts)
  • Friday, February 11 – Lincoln’s Birthday (State Courts)
  • Monday, February 21 – President’s Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Monday, June 20 – Juneteenth Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Monday, July 4 – Independence Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Monday, September 5 – Labor Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Monday, October 10 – Columbus Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Tuesday, November 8 – Election Day (State Courts)
  • Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Day (Federal & State Courts)
  • Friday, November 25 – (SDNY & SDNY Bankruptcy)
  • Monday, December 26 – Christmas Day observed (Federal & State Courts)

Important Update to Court Announcements October 15th

Important Court Updates
Civil courts of New York are implanting mandatory e-filing on No Fault cases.

Accordingly, the schedule for implementation of e-filing for all new “No Fault” actions is as follows:

October 6, 2021 – Kings County Civil Court
November 1, 2021 – New York County and Richmond County Civil Courts
November 22, 2021 – Bronx County and Queens County Civil Courts


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Mandatory e-filing

Previous No-Fault files will be converted to electronic form

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements August 9th

Important Court Updates
New protocols will require all Unified Court System judges and non-judicial employees who have not been vaccinated to be tested regularly for Covid-19. The new protocols will go into effect on Tuesday, September 7th.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

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Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore

Hon. Carolyn Walker-Diallo as Administrative Judge of the New York City Civil Court

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements July 12

Important Court Updates
Commencing Monday, July 26, 2021, all cases on in the New York City Criminal Court will require personal appearances (except if you have a previously scheduled virtual conference.)

LATEST COURT UPDATE

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Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore

Second Department to Resume in person Oral Argument

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements May 24

Important Court Updates
Monday, May 24th, marks the physical return of all judges and court staff to courthouses across the state.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

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Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements April 19

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Important Court Updates
Effective Monday, May 24th, all judges and court staff will be required to physically return to work in their assigned courthouses.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

To view any of these Administrative Orders as a downloadable PDF file, please click on the corresponding links:

Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore

Sign up your cases with eLaw for case watch updates, including notifications for virtual appearances!

We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements April 5

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Important Court Updates
Resumption of Jury Trials, Non-Jury Trials and Inquests – Queens County
Please be advised that in-person Jury Trials, Non-Jury Trials, Summary Bench Trials and Inquests have recommenced.

If you have a case that is ready for trial, with the Request for Judicial Invention (RJI) and Note of Issue having already been filed, please complete the attached form and submit it to the Chambers of the Administrative Judge at QSJAC@nycourts.gov. All fields of the form must be completed if applicable.

Please indicate if your case has been granted a trial preference by Order of this Court.  Below is the form.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

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Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore
The Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts
Trial Request Form

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements March 16

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Important Court Updates
I am including the latest court information that has been made available to eLaw. As the situation is rapidly changing, I will continue to provide court information as it is provided to me by the Court, members of the Bar and our partner company, PM Legal.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

To view any of these Administrative Orders as a downloadable PDF file, please click on the corresponding links:

Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore
Recommencement of Jury Trials

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We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!

Important Update to Court Announcements March 8th

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Important Court Updates
I am including the latest court information that has been made available to eLaw. As the situation is rapidly changing, I will continue to provide court information as it is provided to me by the Court, members of the Bar and our partner company, PM Legal.

LATEST COURT UPDATE

To view any of these Administrative Orders as a downloadable PDF file, please click on the corresponding links:

Message from Chief Judge Janet Difiore

Sign up your cases with eLaw for case watch updates, including notifications for virtual appearances!
We will continue to monitor all information as it is received as pass along any changes. Please refer to our blog, Facebook page or twitter account for the most current information. Stay safe!