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COURT ORDERS - JULY
 
July 27, 2020
 
Please click HERE for a video message from Chief Judge DiFiore regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic and the New York State Courts.
 
For a transcript of the Chief Judge's message, please click HERE.
 
July 23, 2020
Please see New York State Unified Court System's press release, which recognizes Hon. Andrew A. Crecca as Administrative Judge for Suffolk County courts effective today. 

New York State has launched a new one-time rent subsidy program for low-income New Yorkers who were rent-burdened and lost income due to COVID. The Coronavirus Pandemic Program application is available until July 29th. 
 
For more information, please click HERE.
 
July 20, 2020
Please click HERE for a video message from Chief Judge DiFiore regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic and the New York State Courts.
 
For a transcript of the Chief Judge's message, please click HERE.
 
July 14, 2020
Please click HERE to view Judge Seiden's June '20 New York State Bar Association House of Delegates meeting report.
 
July 13, 2020
Please click HERE for a video message from Chief Judge DiFiore regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic and the New York State Courts.
 
For a transcript of the Chief Judge's message, please click HERE.
 
July 9, 2020
Please see Chief Administrative Judge Marks latest Administrative Order, which stipulates that petitions in eviction proceedings involving property pursuant to Article 7 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL) and in foreclosure proceedings shall no longer require an accompanying attorney affirmation or petitioner’s affidavit.
 
July 8, 2020
Please see New York State Unified Court System's press release, which states that the courts in the third, ninth, and tenth judicial districts will enter phase four of RIOP (Return to In-Person Operations) by the end of the week.

Please see Hon. Kathie E. Davidson's Administrative Order and Summary re: Phase IV RIOP (Return to Operations Plan), which begins tomorrow (7/9).

Please click HERE for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest Executive Order, which continues temporary suspension and modification of laws relating to the disaster emergency.
 
July 7, 2020
Please see New York State Unified Court System's press releasewhich states that grand juries will convene next month in the city's five boroughs; in addition, NYC courts will resume in-person criminal proceedings. 
 
July 6, 2020
Please see this press release from Westchester County Clerk's office, which recognizes Westchester County Clerk Idoni as a new member of Chief Judge DiFiore's Commission to Reimagine the New York Courts, helping to identify the aspects of the court system that can be improved upon.

Please click HERE for a video message from Chief Judge DiFiore regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic and the New York State Courts.
 
For a transcript of the Chief Judge's message, please click HERE.
 
July 2, 2020
Please see New York State Unified Court System's memo regarding screening procedures for courthouse visitors. All courthouse visitors must receive a temperature check by a court officer. Despite which entrance you use, you must be screened.
 
If you have any questions, please contact the Administrative Judge's Office at 914-824-5100.

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