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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 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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NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of investors ...
21, Aug 2014 - Westchester, NY Huge graduation party busted
Authorities have arrested a 23-year-old central New York man who hosted a graduation party that got so big and rowdy that authorities called in a helicopter to help break it up. Gregory York was arrested Tuesday night and arraigned in Town of Manlius Court on criminal trespass charges. He's being held on $2,500 cash bail after his mother decided to press charges.
21, Aug 2014 - Queens, NY Youths at New York prison subjected to abuse: officials
Young detainees are subject to systemic violence and violation of their constitutional rights at Rikers Island prison in New York City, a study released Monday found. "The investigation, which focused on use of force by staff, inmate-on-inmate violence, and use of punitive segregation during the period 2011-2013, concluded that there is a pattern and practice of conduct at Rikers Island that ...
21, Aug 2014 - Shakira's Illegally Copied Song Puts Sony on Hook for Damages
On Tuesday, after conducting a bench trial, a New York federal judge concluded that a subsidiary of Sony Music was liable for copyright infringement...
21, Aug 2014 - Madison, NY Sahara Group Boss Subrata Roy Holds Deal Talks From Delhi Jail
Jailed Indian businessman Subrata Roy has met potential buyers eyeing his assets, including hotels in London and New York and land parcels in India, in a conference room within Delhi's Tihar prison, reports said. A deal will help Roy, who heads troubled financial services group Sahara India Pariwar, raise funds to post a $1.7bn (£1bn, €1.3bn) bail in Delhi. Roy, who has put London's Grosvenor ...
21, Aug 2014 - New York, NY New York Construction Accident Attorney Edgar N. Romano Weighs in on Importance of Preserving Scaff
New York workplace injury attorney Edgar N. Romano of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, L.L.P. says an article by a former ironworker who was injured on the job illustrates why the law is so important. (PRWeb July 24, 2014) Read the full story at
21, Aug 2014 - US Attorney Prosecutes Man Over $1 Million in Swiss & Israeli Bank Accounts
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Shantelle P. Kitchen, the Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), announced today that BERNARD KRAMER pled guilty to conspiring to conceal from the IRS over one million dollars he had hidden in Swiss and Israeli bank accounts, and ...
21, Aug 2014 - Rejecting Gov’t Claims That Cabbies Have No Right to Privacy, Rutherford Urges Court to Declare N
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Rejecting claims by New York City government officials that taxi drivers have virtually no right of privacy while on the job, attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked a federal appeals court to declare unconstitutional the practice of requiring taxi cab drivers to attach GPS devices to their taxis in order to have their movements tracked.
21, Aug 2014 - Albany, NY New York Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Diagnosed Victims to Focus on Compensation and Call for
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims in New York State to call them at 866-714-6466, before they retain the services of an attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because as they would like to explain the best attorneys get much better compensation results for their clients. The New York ...
21, Aug 2014 - Hedge fund brands Argentina 'outlaws' over debt payment shift
New York (AFP) - One of two hedge funds that sued Argentina over defaulted bonds branded the country's leaders "outlaws" Wednesday after Buenos Aires moved to shift its bond payment method.
21, Aug 2014 - Otsego, NY Man sentenced for fatally shooting father in '13
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting his father as the two exchanged gunfire inside the upstate New York home they shared.Local media report that Michael Buck was sentenced this week in Otsego County Court in Cooperstown.
21, Aug 2014 - Queens, NY NYC man sentenced for romantic rival arson attempt
NEW YORK (AP) - A Queens man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to kill a romantic rival by setting him on fire. Stephan Schlackman of Far Rockaway was sentenced Thursday in the 2011 attack on Brian Sherman-Brown.
21, Aug 2014 - Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Genworth Financial,
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2014) - On August 19, 2014, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Genworth Financial, Inc. ( NYSE : GNW ). The complaint alleges violations of federal securities laws, Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5, including allegations of ...
21, Aug 2014 - Orange, NY Beyond 'Orange is the New Black': Three New Docs Present Our Judicial System in a Terrifyin
While millions contemplate the perils of prison life in "Orange is the New Black," there are much darker looks presented in several new documentaries. In "The Kill Team," opening today in New York, director Daniel Krauss focuses on the unsettling fate of Private Adam Winfield, the whistleblower who exposed the morbid antics of his platoon in 2010, when it came out that the group had repeatedly ...
21, Aug 2014 - Queens, NY Indian couple arrested in US; charged with abusing daughter
New York: An Indian couple has been arrestedhere and charged with subjecting their 12-year-old daughter to"unspeakable physical abuse" for months by starving her andbeating her with a metal handle and baseball bat, leaving herseverely bruised and hospitalised for surgery. Rajesh Ranot, 46, and his wife Sheetal Ranot, 31, ofQueens were arraigned in Queens Criminal Court and togethercharged in a ...
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