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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...
24, Mar 2015 - Albany, NY NY expands mental health safety net for released inmates
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 - Fayetteville, NY Why Walmart (WMT) Stock Is Down Today
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Walmart are down 0.61% to $76 in pre-market trade after it was reported that the retailerawas ordered by a federal judge in Arkansasato face a pension fund's claims the company defrauded shareholders by concealing corruption tied to bribes allegedly paid by officials of its Mexican unit, Bloomberg reports. U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey in Fayetteville ...
12, Oct 2014 - Delaware, NY Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP Announces That a Class Action Has Been Filed Against Care
NEW YORK -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the Delaware Court of Chancery on behalf of owners of CareFusion Corporation ("CareFusion" ...
12, Oct 2014 - Barclays says New York 'dark pool' suit oversteps legal bounds
Barclays PLC on Tuesday urged a New York court to toss the state attorney general's fraud case over how the bank ran its private U.S. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit on June 25 accusing the London-based bank of giving an unfair edge to high-frequency traders and lying to other customers about it. It is the highest-profile case in a recent raft of investigations by ...
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 Woman sentenced in case tied to firefighter deaths
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
12, Oct 2014 - New York, NY Ex-convict shot 15 minutes after New York prison release
MOUNT HOPE, N.Y. — A man who had just gotten out of prison 15 minutes earlier was ambushed and shot by another ex-convict as revenge for a previous run-in behind bars, state police said Friday.
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY 4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates are on the ballot, plus the ...
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.
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12, Oct 2014 - Police investigate rape claim against NYC attorney
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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.
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