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Fourth Department to Expand E-Filing

Fourth Department to Expand E-Filing

New categories include criminal and Family Court appeals

The Appellate Division, Fourth Department is expanding the categories of appeals that will be subject to mandatory e-filing in the coming months.  

In matters in which a notice of appeal is filed on or after October 1, 2019, e-filing at the Fourth Department will become mandatory in all non-Family Court civil matters.  E-filing in these matters has been voluntary/consensual since January 1, 2019. 

Also, beginning on October 1, 2019, appeals in criminal matters and appeals from Family Court will become subject to e-filing.  In matters in which a notice of appeal is filed on or after October 1, 2019, e-filing in all criminal and Family Court appeals will be voluntary/consensual. 

Finally, e-filing will become mandatory in all criminal and Family Court appeals in all matters in which a notice of appeal is filed on or after January 1, 2020.

E-filing is encouraged in all matters in which it is allowed.

For the Fourth Department’s official notice to the Bar, please visit https://ad4.nycourts.gov/efile.

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