The New York Appellate Division, Second Department’s rule change for noticing and perfecting appeals in all matters originating in the Supreme and Surrogate’s Courts of Suffolk County. E-Filing your appeal will be mandatory when the following applies:
1. Notice of Appeal is dated on or after July 2, 2018.
2. Notice of Appeal is dated prior to July 2, 2018, and the appeal is perfected on or after August 15, 2018. For matters that fall within this category, compliance with the time limitation contained in 22 NYCRR 1245.3(a) shall be measured from July 2, 2018.
For all matters originating and electronically filed in Supreme and Surrogate’s Courts in Suffolk County perfected prior to July 2, 2018, E-Filing is neither mandated nor permitted.
If you are still unsure about how to proceed with electronically filing your appeal from a case that arises from the Supreme or Surrogate’s Courts in Suffolk County, please Counsel Press. You may also visit the court’s latest updates here: Electronic Filing Rules of the Appellate Division.