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E-Filing - Expansion of Mandatory E-Filing Programs in the New York State Courts


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Request For Public Comment

In preparation for an annual report on the subject of electronic filing (e-filing), to be submitted to the Legislature, the Governor, and the Chief Judge, the Chief Administrative Judge is seeking comments from the public about the Unified Court System's e-filing program. Observations and recommendations on this subject are welcome from attorneys, litigants, and other members of the public. Notice

Interested parties may email comments to efilingcomments@nycourts.gov, or submit by letter to Jeff Carucci, Statewide Coordinator for Electronic Filing, NYS Unified Court System, New York County Courthouse, 60 Centre Street, Room 119 M, New York, NY 10007. Comments must be received no later than January 11, 2018. (Date has been extended from January 5, 2018 to January 11, 2018).

Comments received will be posted on the website of the Court System and included in the report. The report will also address such comments.

Introduction

Chapter 237 of the Laws of 2015 authorizes the Chief Administrative Judge to implement new mandatory e-filing programs in most classes of cases in counties throughout New York State. Under the legislation, the Chief Administrative Judge may not implement new mandatory e-filing programs in any county without first consulting with and considering public comment solicited from the following organizations and persons: the County Clerk of such county, the organized bar, institutional and not-for-profit legal service providers, attorneys assigned pursuant to County Law Article 18-b, attorneys who regularly appear in proceedings that have been or may be affected by e-filing programs, and any other persons deemed appropriate.

This page has been established for the purpose of posting for public review all comments submitted in connection with the proposed implementation of new mandatory e-filing programs, and for posting of public comments submitted by persons affected by any existing e-filing programs or by recommendations for further legislation relating to e-filing.

Please email comments to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov


Public Comments: Annual Report

2018 Report on Electronic Filing in NY State Courts

Public Comments Received for 2018 Annual Report: addressing users’ experience with e-filing system in preparation of annual report


Requests for Public Comment

The Office of Court Administration is seeking comment from interested members of the legal profession and the public concerning proposals for new mandatory programs of electronic filing.

 


April 2, 2018:
Allegany County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Cattaraugus County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Genesee County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Niagara County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Orleans County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Wyoming County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Warren County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Washington County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Otsego County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


April 2, 2018:
Suffolk County Supreme Court. All new special proceedings not specifically listed as an exception, to be electronically filed, effective May 23, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By May 16, 2018


November 24, 2017:
Oswego County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Ulster County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Cortland County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Essex Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Jefferson Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Lewis Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Livingston Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Monroe Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Oswego Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18


November 24, 2017:
Tompkins Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 24, 2018.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By January 8, 2018

This measure was adopted on January 22, 2018, with an effective date of January 24, 2018.
AO/116/18

 


June 9, 2017:
Franklin County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed effective in August 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By July 28, 2017

This measure was adopted on August 16, 2017, with an effective date of August 16, 2017.
AO/170A/17
 

 


June 9, 2017:
Montgomery County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed effective in August 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By July 28, 2017

 

This measure was adopted on August 16, 2017, with an effective date of August 16, 2017.
AO/170A/17
 


June 9, 2017:
Schenectady County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed effective in August 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By July 28, 2017

 

This measure was adopted on August 16, 2017, with an effective date of August 16, 2017.
AO/170A/17
 

 


June 9, 2017:
Warren County Surrogate's Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed effective in August 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By July 28, 2017

 

This measure was adopted on August 16, 2017, with an effective date of August 16, 2017.
AO/170A/17
 

 


March  3, 2017:
Westchester County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective May 3, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by April 17, 2017

This measure was adopted on April 27, 2017, with an effective date of May 3, 2017.
AO/84/17

 


March 3, 2017:
Bronx County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 3, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by April 17, 2017

This measure was adopted on April 27, 2017, with an effective date of May 3, 2017.
AO/84/17

 


March 3, 2017:
Nassau County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 3, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by April 17, 2017

This measure was adopted on April 27, 2017, with an effective date of May 3, 2017.
AO/84/17

 


March 3, 2017:
Putnam County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective May 3, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by April 17, 2017

This measure was adopted on April 27, 2017, with an effective date of May 3, 2017.
AO/84/17

 


November 16, 2016:
Ontario County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective January 18, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by January 2, 2017

This measure was adopted on January 10, 2017, with an effective date of January 18, 2017.
AO/24/17


November 2, 2016:
Jefferson County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective January 18, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by December 16, 2016

This measure was adopted on January 10, 2017, with an effective date of January 18, 2017.
AO/24/17


November 2, 2016:
Onondaga County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, effective January 18, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by December 16, 2016

This measure was adopted on January 10, 2017, with an effective date of January 18, 2017.
AO/24/17


November 2, 2016:
Orange County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings, (except those specified), to be electronically filed, to be electronically filed, effective January 18, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by December 16, 2016

This measure was adopted on January 10, 2017, with an effective date of January 18, 2017.
AO/24/17


November 2, 2016:
Suffolk County Supreme Court. All new CPLR Article 75 proceedings, to be electronically filed, effective January 18, 2017.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by December 16, 2016

This measure was adopted on January 10, 2017, with an effective date of January 18, 2017.
AO/24/17


August 12, 2016:
Broome County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and Proceedings (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective in October 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by September 26, 2016

This measure was adopted on October 12, 2016, with an effective date of October 19, 2016.
AO-224-16


July 18, 2016:
Richmond County Supreme Court. All new civil actions and proceedings (except those specified), to be electronically filed, to take effect in October 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by August 31, 2016

This measure was adopted on October 12, 2016, with an effective date of October 19, 2016.
AO-224-16


July 18, 2016:
Suffolk County Supreme Court. All new tort actions and proceedings, to be electronically filed, to take effect in October 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by August 31, 2016

This measure was adopted on October 12, 2016, with an effective date of October 19, 2016.
AO-224-16


July 18, 2016:
Albany County Surrogate’s Court. All new probate and administration proceedings and miscellaneous proceedings related thereto, to be electronically filed, to take effect in October 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by August 31, 2016

This measure was adopted on October 12, 2016, with an effective date of October 19, 2016.
AO-224-16


May 17, 2016:
Albany County Supreme Court. All new Tax Certiorari matters to be electronically filed, effective July 13, 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by June 30, 2016

This measure was adopted on July 1, 2016, with an effective date of July 1, 2016.
AO-151-16


May 2, 2016: 
Queens County Supreme Court.  All new commercial cases including but not limited to contract, insurance, Uniform Commercial Code and corporate matters, to be electronically filed, effective July 13, 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
By June 27, 2016

This measure was adopted on July 1, 2016, with an effective date of July 13, 2016.
AO-151-16


March 25, 2016:
Oneida County Surrogate’s Court. All cases, which includes estates, trusts, guardianships and adoptions, to be electronically filed, effective June 20, 2016.
Description of Proposal
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by May 15, 2016

This measure was adopted on July 1, 2016, with an effective date of July 13, 2016.
AO-151-16

 

December 23, 2015:
Kings County Supreme Court. All new Tort Actions and
Proceedings, to be electronically filed, effective March 1, 2016.
Description of Proposal
Public Comments Received
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by February 6, 2016

This measure was adopted on March 18, 2016, with an effective date of March 21, 2016.
AO-79-16


November 24, 2015:
Oneida County Supreme Court. All New Civil Actions and Proceedings (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective February 1, 2016.
Description of Proposal
Public Comments Received
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by January 8, 2016

This measure was adopted on February 1, 2016, with an effective date of February 1, 2016.
AO-10-16


October 15, 2015:
Dutchess County Supreme Court.  All New Civil Actions and Proceeding (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective December 15, 2015.
Description of Proposal
Public Comments Received
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by November 30, 2015

This measure was adopted on December 14, 2015, with an effective date of December 15, 2015. 
AO-194-15


October 15, 2015: 
Niagara County Supreme Court.  All New Civil Actions and Proceedings (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective December 15, 2015.
Description of Proposal
Public Comments Received
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by November 30, 2015

This measure was adopted on December 14, 2015, with an effective date of December 15, 2015. 
AO-194-15


October 15, 2015:
Suffolk County Supreme Court.  All New Civil Actions and Proceedings (except those specified), to be electronically filed, effective December 15, 2015.
Description of Proposal
Public Comments Received
Email to: efilingcomments@nycourts.gov
by November 30, 2015

This measure was adopted on December 14, 2015, with an effective date of December 15, 2015. 
AO-194-15

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