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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Counterclaims in New York Supreme Court–the Rules of Civil Procedure

A counterclaim is initiated upon service of the pleading containing it. CPLR 203(d). Counterclaims are subject to the same statute of limitations provisions found in Article 2 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules. Notwithstanding the expiration of time under the statute of limitations, if a counterclaim was not time-barred at the time the original complaint was filed, it may be asserted during the pendency of that action. CPLR 203(d).

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