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New York State Courts: New York's state court system is one of the most complex in the nation. New York's trial courts include location-based courts such as New York Town and Village Justice Courts, New York City Courts, and Criminal and Civil Courts in the city of New York. There are also limited jurisdiction courts including Surrogate's Court (which handles probate/estate matters,) and Family Court. New York's District Courts and Courts of Claims hear a variety of civil cases. New York small claims cases are also heard in District Court. The next level of the New York court system includes the Supreme Court and County Courts, and above these are the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and the state's highest court is the New York Court of Appeals. The New York State Unified Court System provides several online databases through their ECourts website, where you can look up information regarding various New York court cases. These can be found at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/ecourtsMain. If you're trying to view someone's criminal record in New York, you can search for that here. You can also find information regarding New York court documents in Family, Housing, and some other civil cases.
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08, Apr 2015 - New York, NY New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Issues a Statement after Announcement of Lawsu
NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Daily News is reporting that the mother of a college student who drowned in a tragic car wreck in Queens is ready to file a lawsuit over her son's death. (EXCLUSIVE: Mother of College Student Drowned in Car Set to Sue...
24, Mar 2015 - Albany, NY NY expands mental health safety net for released inmates
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is expanding its efforts to make sure inmates who receive mental health treatment in prison aren't cut off from such care when they are released. Discharge planning that included medication, enrollment in Medicaid and initial clinic appointments had only extended to the 3,500 to ...
01, Mar 2015 - Sleepy's defamation case against Select Comfort is revived
(Reuters) — A federal appeals court in New York has revived a lawsuit accusing bedding retailer Select Comfort Corp. of defamation for employing sales staff who discouraged undercover shoppers from buying beds at rival Sleepy's L.L.C.
22, Feb 2015 - New York State Exposed: Tax dollars spent on legal fees
Your tax dollars being spent by lawmakers to hide information about their outside income. Tonight in our New York State Exposed report, we're looking into just how much of your money they've spent on attorneys...
12, Oct 2014 - On the campaign trail: DeJoseph will have a ballot line
Judge Brian DeJoseph has earned the Conservative Party nomination in his bid for reelection to the New York State Supreme Court. DeJoseph’s name will appear on Row C this year along with other highly qualified Conservative candidates. This position will appear on ballots in Onondaga, Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Herkimer counties.
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY 4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates are on the ballot, plus the ...
12, Oct 2014 - Judge Rightly Rips DCF Over Exculpatory Evidence
The rule of law feels like it is imperiled in Connecticut, so let us thank two judges, Connecticut Superior Court Judge Julia D. Dewey and New York administrative law Judge Tynia Richard, for illuminating the chilling power of government to subvert individual rights.
12, Oct 2014 - Columbia, NY Two arrested in connection with bringing contraband into prison
Two area men were arrested this month and charged with bringing contraband into the Hudson Correctional Facility, according to New York State Police.
12, Oct 2014 - Judge DeJoseph accepts nomination to New York State Supreme Court
Democratic delegates representing all six counties in the Fifth Judicial District, which includes Onondaga, Oneida, Herkimer, Oswego, Jefferson and Lewis counties, unanimously nominated Judge Brian F. DeJoseph as their candidate for New York State Supreme Court in the general election to be held on Tues., Nov. 4.Judge DeJoseph is seeking re-election to a second term in Supreme Court. He was ...
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY Buffalo families sue state for more charter school funding
Giselle Aloma Jacobs, 8, works in her third grade classroom at the Elmwood Village Charter School on Tuesday. Giselle’s parents and the parents of four other charter school students have sued New York , claiming the state’s school aid formula is discriminatory.
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY Another Voice: New rules streamline courts in the state’s Commercial Division
This week saw the arrival of the most significant changes for the New York State court system’s Commercial Division since it “opened for business” in Erie County in June 1999.
12, Oct 2014 - Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond orders
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge, calling civil contempt a rarity, ruled that Argentina was in contempt of court on Monday for its open defiance of his orders requiring that U.S. hedge funds holding Argentine bonds be paid the roughly $1.5 billion they are owed if the majority of the South American nation's bondholders are paid interest on their bonds.
12, Oct 2014 - Sullivan, NY Judge refuses to cut New York fund manager's 40-year Ponzi sentence
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Roger Dean Gillispie, a former General Motors security guard, spent 20 years in an Ohio prison for rape until a federal court ordered him released in 2011. Now he wants to sue GM for allegedly helping to frame him, and he’s getting support from an unlikely source: hedge funds. Bankruptcy Court in New York for permission to sue GM. The court, which is overseeing claims against the company in the ...
12, Oct 2014 - Albany, NY NY court hears arguments that chimps are ‘persons’ with basic rights
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