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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...
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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
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12, Oct 2014 - Delaware, NY Philips ordered to pay $467 mln in Masimo patent trial
New York (AFP) - A US jury ordered Dutch electronics giant Philips to pay $466.8 million to the American corporation Masimo for violating two medical device patents.
12, Oct 2014 - Duggan in bankruptcy court: We've recruited top corporate team to run revamped city
Bloomberg News - Detroit has recruited top municipal and corporate executives from New York to Kentucky to run the city once it leaves bankruptcy, Mayor Mike Duggan testified as the final witness in favor of a plan to cut $7 billion in liabilities. The mayor described the city’s progress rebuilding services including streetlights and buses, as well as police and fire protection. One focus has ...
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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 - Westchester, NY Ex-Convict Shot During Ambush Within Minutes Of Being Released From Prison
An ex-convict was shot by another ex-convict about 15 minutes after he was released from a New York prison. According to The Associated Press, New York State Police claim the ex-convict, Devon Simmons, was ambushed and shot in a revenge-style crime for a previous altercation in prison. Simmons served 15 years, some of which was Ex-Convict Shot During Ambush Within Minutes Of Being Released From ...
12, Oct 2014 - New York, NY Nurse Accused Of Smuggling Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs Into Rikers Island
Authorities have arrested a New York City jail nurse accused of smuggling alcohol, tobacco and prescription anti-addiction drugs into Rikers Island's largest facility in exchange for payments from inmates.
12, Oct 2014 - New York, NY Prosecutor: NYC Might Face Legal Action Over Rikers Violence Stats
A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful reforms.
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12, Oct 2014 - Albany, NY New York court to weigh legal rights of chimps
By Daniel Wiessner ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - A New York appeals court will consider this week whether chimpanzees are entitled to "legal personhood" in what experts say is the first case of its kind. For Steven Wise, the lawyer behind the case involving a chimp named Tommy, it is the culmination of three decades of seeking to extend rights historically reserved for humans to other intelligent ...
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