Recent Amendments: Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(d)

FRCP 6(d) Amendments RE
Electronic Filing

The recent amendments to The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will affect the timing of responses to almost all federal court filings.

The most impact will be felt from the amendments to FRCP 6(d). Attorneys practicing in federal courts have become accustomed to having an additional three days to respond to motions and other filings unless the service is done by personal delivery. This is no longer the case.

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New York Supreme Courts Continue to Expand E-Filing – 2016

New York Supreme Courts continue to expand electronic filing, 2016 update.

Recent Changes

In July it became mandatory to file all commercial matters electronically in Queens. In Albany e-filing Tax Certiorari matters became mandatory in July. Kings County expanded mandatory and consensual E-Filing in March. In December of last year mandatory e-filing was expanded in Suffolk County.

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N.Y. Law Expands Practice of E-Filing

By Joel Stashenko New York Law Journal August 12, 2009  The New York Legislature has set the stage for an expansion of the use of computers and facsimile machines to file notice of service and papers in civil actions throughout New York. The bill, given final approval last week by the Senate, would allow electronic … Read more

California Eastern District Bankruptcy Amends Local Bankruptcy Rule 5005-1, Makes Changes to Electronic Filing System

Effective March 10, 2009, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California has adopted an amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 5005-1, Electronic Record is the Official Record; Filing of Documents, to provide that documents submitted in electronic form via the Court’s Electronic Case Files System shall be deemed filed as of the … Read more

Amendments to US District Court, Virginia Eastern District ECF Policies and Procedures Manual

Effective 3/24/2009, United States District Court, Virginia Eastern District has updated their Electronic Case Filing policies and procedures. You can view the new ECF policies and Procedures here (under general information section). SmartRules’ Virginia Eastern District’s Generally applicable rules and formatting guide has been updated to properly reflect the rule changes. SmartRules Guides provide legal … Read more