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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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NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. ("Flagstar" or the "Company")(FBC) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and docketed under 14-cv-13459, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Flagstar securities ...
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24, Oct 2014 - Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Six Young Children Leads to Lawsuit in Dallas County
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24, Oct 2014 - Wyoming, NY Former pharmaceutical executive gave lethal concoction of drugs to 8-year-old autistic son
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan testified that she knowingly gave a lethal concoction of drugs to her 8-year-old autistic son. Fighting back tears as she took the stand for the first time in her second-degree murder trial, Jordan said Wednesday that she knowingly gave herself and her son, Jude Mirra, enough […]
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24, Oct 2014 - Rajaratnam's brother reaches insider trading deal with U.S. SEC
Rengan Rajaratnam, who was cleared of criminal insider trading charges following the conviction of his older brother, Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, has agreed to pay more than $841,000 to resolve civil claims by the U.S. The settlement was filed on Thursday by the SEC in New York federal court, three months after a federal jury in Manhattan acquitted Rengan Rajaratnam of conspiring to ...
24, Oct 2014 - New York, NY State AGs looking into JPMorgan data breach
NEW YORK (AP) The attorneys general of Illinois and Connecticut will look into a breach of JPMorgan Chase's computer servers.The office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday it will investigate the breach and will...
24, Oct 2014 - Rengan Rajaratnam, SEC to settle civil insider trading charge
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24, Oct 2014 - Howells, NY Dec. 15 trial set for northern New York couple in kidnapping, sexual abuse of 2 Amish girls
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A December trial date has been set for the couple charged with kidnapping two Amish girls from a roadside produce stand last summer in northern New York.
24, Oct 2014 - Howells, NY Dec. 15 trial set for couple in NY kidnapping case
A December trial date has been set for the northern New York couple charged in the kidnapping two Amish girls from their family's roadside stand last summer.Local media report that a federal magistrate on Tuesday scheduled the trial to begin Dec. 15 in Syracuse.
24, Oct 2014 - Wyoming, NY NY woman admits at trial purposely killing her autistic son
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24, Oct 2014 - Howells, NY Dec. 15 trial set for 2 in Amish girls kidnapping
A December trial date has been set for the couple charged with kidnapping two Amish girls from a roadside produce stand last summer in northern New York. Twenty-five-year-old Nicole Vaisey and her boyfriend, 37-year-old Stephen Howells, are charged with sexually exploiting the Amish girls and another child between September 2013 and August 2014. Howells is additionally charged with six counts ...
24, Oct 2014 - New York, NY Attorneys General from IL, CT will investigate breach of JPMorgan computer servers
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NEW YORK (CNN) – Former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan testified that she knowingly gave a lethal concoction of drugs to her 8-year-old autistic son. Fighting back tears as she took the stand for the first time in her second-degree murder trial, Jordan said Wednesday that she knowingly gave herself and her son, Jude Mirra, enough […]
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