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Courthouse Updates


December 29th, 2011

The condemnation part rules have been added to the Kings Supreme Uniform Rules. More information

A sample Order to Show Cause and Notice of Proceeding (to commence an Article 81 Guardianship proceeding) have been added to the Sample Forms page. More information

December 23rd, 2011
Please be advised there are no foreclosure auctions scheduled for the week of December 26th, 2011.

December 2nd, 2011

The Motion/Trial Support FAQ page, specifically question # 3, has been revised. More information

November 25th, 2011
Hon. Partnow's rules regarding e-filing have been added to the website. More information

November 16th, 2011
Hon. Jeffrey Sunshine's part rules have been revised. More information

The Matrimonial Section of the Kings County Civil Supreme Court rules have been updated, specifically with clause 17a: pendente lite maintenance applications. More information

November 4th, 2011
The Kings County Electronic Filing section has been updated. More information

The Kings County Civil Term Judges' rules regarding courtesy hard copies for e-filed cases have been added to the website. More information


October 27th, 2011
Hon. Gloria Dabiri's part rules have been added to the website. More information

October 21st, 2011

The Kings County Electronic Filing section has been updated. More information

Hon. Laura Lee Jacobson's part rules have been revised. More information

October 7th, 2011
A Guardianship Order & Judgment Checklist has been added to the Forms page. More information

September 23rd, 2011
The Kings County Supreme Court Help Center's sample forms have been updated. More information

August 26th, 2011
Hon. Kenneth Sherman's part rules have been revised. More information

August 12th, 2011
The following changes were made to the telephone directory:
Hon. Donald Kurtz will now preside over JCP; Hon. Kenneth Sherman for CTRP; and Hon. Peter Sweeney for Part 78. More information

July 22nd, 2011
Kings Supreme Court have made procedural revisions to E-filing for consenting parties and non-consenting parties. More information

July 1st, 2011
With the exception of notices of preliminary conferences and non-jury trials, Kings County Supreme Court has suspended sending courtesy court appearance notices.

June 24th, 2011
Revised Matrimonial forms and a sample Guardianship Order & Judgment have been posted on the Forms page.

May 13th, 2011
Please note the Request for Judicial Intervention (RJI) form has been revised. More Information

April 22nd, 2011
The following changes were made to the telephone directory:
-The JHO's have been removed from the directory.
-Hon. Rachel Adams' new law clerk is Enid Lambert, Esq.
-Hon. Donald Kurtz will now preside over Part 78; Hon. Kenneth Sherman for JCP; and Hon. Peter Sweeney for CTRP.
Please refer to the telephone directory for the latest changes.

The Ex-Parte Department page has been updated to reflect the judges sitting for Term 5.

March 28th, 2011
The Ex-Parte Department page has been updated to reflect the judges sitting for Term 4.

The telephone directory has been revised.

February 25th, 2011
The Ex-Parte Department page has been updated to reflect the judges sitting for Term 3.

January 28th, 2011
Please note Justice Bernard Graham and Justice Robin Garson are now assigned to the Kings Civil Term. Justice Garson will retain her courtroom and chambers at 141 Livingston Street.

There have been additional courtroom and chamber moves. Please refer to the telephone directory for the latest updates.

The Ex-Parte Department page has been updated to reflect the judges sitting for Term 2.

January 7th, 2011
Happy New Year. There has been numerous changes made within the Civil Term.

Please note Justice Randolph Jackson, Justice Robert Miller, and Justice Martin Schneier are no longer with Kings Civil Term. Justice Peter Sweeney and Justice Sylvia Ash are two new judges assigned to the Kings Civil Term.

Please go to the telephone directory to see the part changes, courtroom and chamber moves.

The Ex-Parte Department page has been updated to reflect the judges sitting for Term 1.


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Revisions to Uniform Civil Rules For Supreme Court

Revised August 13, 2010

202.12(b) - Appearance by Counsel at a Preliminary Conference (Amended 7/27/10)

202.70(g) - Rules of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court [Amended Rule 1 (Appearance by Counsel with Knowledge and Authority) on 7/27/10]

202.16a - Matrimonial Actions; Automatic Orders [Amended (c)(2) on 7/1/10]

202.5-b. - Electronic Filing in Supreme Court; Consensual Program (Amended 4/26/10)

202.5-bb - Electronic Filing in Supreme Court; Mandatory Program (New section added 4/26/10)

202.5 - Papers Filed in Court [Section (d)(1) amended 4/26/10]

202.12-a - Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Actions; Settlement Conference (Amended 2/13/10)

202.12c - Electronic Discovery

202.12i - PC-Terminally Ill

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