How to Avoid Calendaring Conflicts in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department
The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department is generally quite flexible with practitioners appearing before it when it comes to briefing schedules, enlargement requests and even the sched Read More
Perfecting Civil Appeals in the New York State Appellate Division: Which of the Three Available Methods is Perfect for Your Case?
Although the CPLR is pretty easy to understand regarding how to “take an appeal” (see CPLR § 5515, requiring a notice of appeal to be served on the adverse party and properly filed), the rules on how to “perfect” an appeal ar Read More
Several years ago, the New York State Unified Court System established the NYS Courts Electronic Filing “NYSCEF” program to permit the filing of legal papers by electronic means with the county clerk and the courts in certain Read More
The appellate brief is unquestionably the most important element in an appeal – presuming the record has been properly preserved and prepared. Nothing will be more persuasive than a cogent, well-written legal argument applyin Read More