Supreme Court to Increase the Number of Electronic Filings Sometime in November 2017
The Supreme Court has decided to fully join the digital age by requiring that all documents filed in the Court also be submitted electronically. (Currently, only briefs at the merits stage are required to be sent to the Court Read More
Confused by F.R.A.P. 32(a)(7)(A) and (B)? Many are. Here is the Answer.
F.R.A.P. 32(a)(7)(A) currently states:
“A principal brief may not exceed 30 pages, or a reply brief 15 pages, unless it complies with Rule 32(a)(7)(B) and (C).”
Have you ever run into the 30-page “brick wal Read More
New: Word Limits in the New York Court of Appeals
Until now, the New York Court of Appeals had chosen to leave the length of briefs filed in that court up to the discretion of the parties and their counsel. As of June 22, 2016, that changed.
Under the newly adopte Read More
California Appellate Courts, 2016 Update on Mandatory Electronic Filing Procedures Part 2 – The Fourth Appellate District Division One requires Electronic Filing via TrueFiling
The Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeal has announced that, effective April 11, 2016, the Court will require mandatory electronic filing via the TrueFiling system. Pursuant to Division One’s Miscellaneous Order #031516, Read More
Have You Filed Your Notice of Entry in New York County?
Historically, the time to file a notice of appeal has been measured from the date of service with notice of entry of an order of judgment that is sought to be appealed. See CPLR § 5513(a). Although it has always been good pra Read More
eBriefs: How They Enhance Your Appellate Filing
In one form or another, eBriefs have been around for twenty plus years on the market. As you can imagine, the technology/presentation has evolved dramatically over the years. From 16-bit software applications all the way thro Read More