Tag Archives | NY Judicial System during Covid-19

Breaking News: The Clock Restarted in New York on Court Cases

While votes were being counted last nights, Governor Cuomo issued another Executive Order that ENDS effective today- November 4th, 2020,  the Tolling of Time limits in filings, service and court actions in New York State This latest Executive Order 202.72.  means that the clock picks up where it stopped on March 7th or starts today […]

New York halts evictions due to corona-virus pandemic and other Court updates

In a press release describing new “hot spot, clusters” the Governor Andrew M. Cuomo stated “….. this thing is not over.” The NY Governor, September 29th, 2020, announced that the State’s Tenant Safe Harbor Act will be expanded until January 1st, 2021 to protect additional tenants from eviction if they are suffering financial hardship during the […]

Another Extension

“We never turned it off. We turned it way, way down” Gov. Andrew Cuomo July 7th, 2020 In response to the cautious reopening of business Governor Cuomo issued Executive order 202.47 once again continuing the suspensions and modifications of law, and any directives which tolls the date of time limits in Court Actions until August […]

Court News

  With New York City coming on board today, all Courts in New York State have resumed in-person operations allowing for limited traffic in court facilities and the ability for the public to file papers.  All Judges and their chambers staff are back in court buildings along with a modest percentage of other support staff.  […]

New Executive Order Extends Time

The Latest Update As many of you know, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.8 on March 20th tolling the date of time limits in Court Actions until April 19. Then this was further extended until June 6th, 2020 . Five days ago on June 6th, he issued a third, Executive Order-202.38  to extend the suspensions […]