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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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23, Oct 2014 - Warren, NY Spanish Resident Sentenced in New York Over $16 Million Global Fraud
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ANTHONIE R. SPARROW was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 65 months in prison for his role in perpetrating a $16 million fraudulent investment scheme that victimized hundreds of investors around the world.
23, Oct 2014 - Exclusive: U.S. requests production plans for Ebola drug ZMapp
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. officials have asked three advanced biology laboratories to submit plans for producing the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, which ran out after it was given to a handful of medical workers who contracted the disease in West Africa, government and lab officials said on Friday. The "task order" issued on Thursday by the Biomedical Advanced Research and ...
23, Oct 2014 - Warren, NY NYC prosecutor: Nix convictions in '85 killing
NEW YORK — They were 16 when they confessed to kidnapping and killing a stranger and taking a joyride in his car. They quickly recanted but were convicted of murder. Now, almost 30 years later, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson plans to ask a judge Wednesday to throw out the convictions of David McCallum and the late Willie Stuckey, saying their convictions hinged on made-up ...
23, Oct 2014 - No trial date for Jets player accused of assault
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - A New York Jets practice squad player is due in court in two weeks on domestic violence charges, possibly to have a trial date set. A conference scheduled in Florham Park municipal court Wednesday for Quincy Enunwa was postponed because the woman he ...
23, Oct 2014 - Madison, NY India's Sahara Boss Subrata Roy Moved Back to Jail Cell As Deadline to Sell Hotels Expires
Jailed Indian businessman Subrata Roy is back in a cell after living in a makeshift prison office for two months, from where he tried to sell his trophy assets, including hotels in London and New York.
23, Oct 2014 - State legislator arrested in probe
A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses. Assemblyman William Scarborough ,  a 68-year-old Queens Democrat, was shackled and wearing a suit Wednesday morning when he pleaded not guilty in Albany County Court to charges of grand larceny and filing false campaign documents.
23, Oct 2014 - Clinton, NY NFLPA presidents recognize patient approach
A former New York foundry owner has been sentenced to 2½½ years in prison for trying to sell counterfeit sculptures that he passed off as the work of Jasper Johns.
23, Oct 2014 - U.S. requests production plans for Ebola drug ZMapp
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. officials have asked three advanced biology laboratories to submit plans for producing the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, which ran out after it was given to a handful of medical workers who contracted the disease in West Africa, government and lab officials said on Friday. The "task order" issued on Thursday by the Biomedical Advanced Research and ...
23, Oct 2014 - Gloversville couple admits to $400K benefits scam
Federal prosecutors say the owners of an upstate New York trucking business have pleaded guilty to illegally collecting more than $400,000 in government benefits.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Albany say 53-year-old Scott Bornt and his 50-year-old wife, Geri Mondlin-Bornt, pleaded guilty earlier this week to Social Security fraud.
22, Oct 2014 - NY judge postpones trial over '98 embassy bombings
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of two men charged in the 1998 deadly bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa was postponed Wednesday after defense lawyers said they needed additional time to prepare.
22, Oct 2014 - Westchester, NY New York parking cop stole $89G in quarters
Maybe he'll only serve a quarter of his sentence.
22, Oct 2014 - Delaware high court says GM loan documents valid despite error
(Reuters) - The Delaware Supreme Court said on Friday that creditors are entitled to rely on formal loan documents authorized by secured lenders, even if there is a mistake in the documents. The court was responding to a question from a New York federal appeals court relating to a dispute between creditors of General Motors before its 2009 bankruptcy and its former lender, JPMorgan Chase & Co ...
22, Oct 2014 - Florham, Chatham men netted in racketeering sweep
Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman disclosed Tuesday, Oct. 21, that seven alleged members and associates of the New York-based Genovese organized crime family, including Florham Park and Chatham
22, Oct 2014 - Albany, NY Lawsuit against Boeheim allowed
Robert Davis and Michael Lang alleged that former associate head coach Bernie Fine molested them in the 1980s and that Boeheim slandered them in 2011 when he dismissed the allegations by saying they were lying in order to get a financial settlement. Judge Jenny Rivera wrote that New York courts consider three factors in considering whether a statement amounts to an opinion, which would mean it ...
22, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY Trial set for man charged with slaying wife in '79
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A trial is set to begin for a 60-year-old western New York man charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in the late 1970s.
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