The State of the New York Unified Court System

While many of the functions of the courts have started to return to normal, there are still major changes that remain in place from COVID-19. Here are some of the most important things to know about how New York’s courts are operating as of May 2021: Continue reading “The State of the New York Unified Court System”

New York to Resume (Mostly) Normal Service of Process Rules

For more than six months, New York has been operating under modified rules for service of process to accommodate the need to avoid the spread of the coronavirus. However, the Chief Administrative Judge for the New York Unified Court System has issued an order resuming normal procedures for service of process. This means that, with a few notable exceptions, the previous procedures are back in effect, although there are still provisions in place for minimizing in-person contact. Continue reading “New York to Resume (Mostly) Normal Service of Process Rules”