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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, 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
(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.
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12, Oct 2014 - New York, NY NY judge sheds black robes for kids facing court
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal immigration judge says his priority when dealing with traumatized children facing deportation is to create a kinder, gentler courtroom. New York's assistant chief immigrant judge, Robert Weisel, told a City Council hearing Monday that he takes off his black robes and speaks ...
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 - Trenton Lee Stewart to judge the Arkansas Times Fiction Contest
We here at the Arkansas Times are very excited to announce Trenton Lee Stewart as the Guest Judge for our 2014 Fiction Contest . A graduate of Hendrix College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Stewart is the author of the New York Times best-selling "Mysterious Benedict Society" series as well as the Arkansas-set "Flood Summer" As we explained last week , we're looking for original short stories ...
12, Oct 2014 - New York, NY Alcoholic New York postman steals tonne of undelivered mail
IT'S A long way from Greendale. A depressed, alcoholic New York postman appeared in court last week accused of hoarding more than a tonne of undelivered mail over the past decade.
12, Oct 2014 - Man gets life for fatal drug shooting
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who previously spent more than three decades in a New York prison for killing two people has been sentenced to life in prison for a Florida murder.
12, Oct 2014 - New York judge holds Argentina in contempt of court over its defiance of his bond orders
A New York judge has found Argentina in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders regarding U.S. hedge funds that hold Argentina bonds.
12, Oct 2014 - Former UBS high-flier set for US tax fraud trial
New York (AFP) - A former top-level UBS banker will stand trial in the United States this week accused of helping rich Americans evade millions of dollars in taxes.
12, Oct 2014 - Ontario, NY 8 years for guns supplier in firefighter deaths
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for supplying guns to a former neighbor who used them to kill his sister and two firefighters in a Christmas Eve ambush that also caused seven homes to burn to the ground.
12, Oct 2014 - Police investigate rape claim against NYC attorney
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