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New York issues administrative order limiting court filings

State Issues Covid-19 New York

State Issues

On March 22, the Chief Administrative Judge of the New York State Courts issued an administrative order directing that, effective immediately and until further order, no papers will be accepted for filing by a county clerk or court in any matter not considered an “essential matter.” Essential matters include certain criminal matters, family court matters, Supreme Court matters, civil/housing matters, and any other matters the court deems essential. The list of essential proceedings is subject to ongoing review and amendment, as necessary.

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