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Breaking News:E-filing Commences for Non Essential Matters

Today, Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks issued an Administrative Order implementing the memorandum which permits the filing of new non-essential matters through NYSCEF even in counties that have not yet reopened. Commencement of new matters are now allowed in all counties per order AO-114-20. The dates we can start e-filing range from May 18th to May […]

Executive Order Extends Tolling

On May 7th, 2020 Governor Cuomo issued a new Executive Order 202.28 which extended the provisions tolling statutes to June 6, 2020. Documents and statutes that would have expired are still viable through this date. We expect that until the courts reopen, these dates will continue to be extended.This same order extends the eviction moratorium on renters […]

New York State Court Administrator Expands Virtual Court Operations

With the Success the NY State Courts have had with Virtual Court Operations, The Chief Administrative Judge announced on April 13th, 2020 that the Courts will Expand these Virtual Hearings Beyond the Limited Categories included in “Essential and Emergency Matters” This week, Judges will start to schedule conferences and hearings to be done by Skype […]

Covid-19 Updates

Our thoughts are with all our clients, friends and associates as we go through this uncertain time. We will continue to provide updates on available resources and information that affect the service of legal documents and the businesses of the members of the ASubpoena family. Dated April 7th 2020 Recap: Executive orders and Information as […]

A note regarding Domestication of Subpoenas and Criminal Cases: NY, NJ

The Uniform Interstate Deposition and Discovery Act has been effective in its purpose to streamline the rules governing foreign depositions, “setting forth a Procedure that can be easily and efficiently followed, that has a minimum of Judicial oversight and intervention, that is cost effective for the litigants and is fair to the deponents.”* This act […]

J Gary Pretlow Introduces a bill to help Process Servers In NYC

Late in February Larry Yellon and Gail Kagan and Rob Gillis representing the New York State Association of Professional Process Servers, made a presentation to Assemblyman, J Gary Pretlow. We explained an ongoing problem Process servers are having regarding rule 89B of the NY State General Business law. Rule 89 which only effects cities with […]

NYSPPSA 10th Annual Conference

This past weekend October 10th and 11th, 2014 members of the New York State Professional Process Servers Association (NYSPPSA) headed to Tarrytown, New York for the 10th Annual Convention. In a landmark year including a lawsuit against the Department of Consumer Affairs, overcoming challenges with licensing renewal, and working toward making assault on a process […]

The State of New Jersey simplifies the procedure to convert and domesticate a foreign state’s subpoena

As of September 1, 2014, The New Jersey Supreme Court has amended Rule 4:11-4 to provide a new section, R. 4:11-4(b), incorporating the concept of the UIDDA, simplifying the procedure for issuing foreign deposition subpoenas consistent with the Uniform Interstate Deposition and Discovery Act (UIDDA). The Uniform Law Commission, formerly the National Council of Commissioners […]

NY E-Filing …. New York State Court E- Filing

The New York State Courts Electronic Filing System (“NYSCEF”) is a means of filing and serving legal documents electronically with various courts, including the Surrogate’s Court, Supreme Court and the Court of Claims. The system is accessible through a website located at this address: Legislation was enacted in 2011 allowing electronic filing of litigation […]

New Forms for Request of Judicial Intervention (RJI) for NY State

On July 20 2012, new RJI forms were issued. Notice: The Unified Court System has issued a new RJI (UCS-840) and has added addendums which must be included with the RJI for Commercial Division, Foreclosure and Matrimonial cases. The clerk’s offices, throughout the state will be rejecting the old forms in a very short time. […]