Important Notice – CoronaVirus
Pursuant to OCA directives, until further notice, the Kings County Discovery Parts (INTAKE, CCP, FCP, FDP, City/Discovery) will proceed with the scheduled calendars, but there will be NO IN PERSON APPERANCES PERMITTED.
During the pendency of the current coronavirus threat, INTAKE, CCP, FCP and the CITY/TA discovery part will accept submission of Preliminary Conference Orders, Compliance Conference and Motion orders on Consent. Said proposed orders must be on consent, must be in writing, and must be e-filed by midnight the night before the scheduled appearance.
Court forms for each part are attached and must be used for this purpose. Please label your proposed order (CCP, FCP, FDP, CDP) when efiling. Due to high volume, telephone adjournment requests will not be entertained. If a proposed consent order is not timely received as noted above, the scheduled conference/motion will automatically be adjourned by the Court.
Motions & Conference Orders not on consent: The parties are strongly encouraged to resolve discovery issues (most especially paper discovery) and motions on consent and efile a consent order accordingly as noted above, or efile a letter to withdraw motion/OSC as is appropriate. If parties are unable to resolve the motion or conference, a stipulation of adjournment must be efiled by midnight the night before the scheduled appearance. Due to high volume, telephone adjournment requests, telephone conferences, or telephone oral arguments will not be entertained at this time. If you have a true emergency discovery issue that cannot be resolved, please contact chambers at 718-675-7741 for further direction.
If a stipulation of adjournment from all parties or proposed consent order is not timely received by the Court, the scheduled conference/motion will automatically be adjourned by the Court.
The parties may also stipulate to amend a previous discovery order.
Please specifically reference the order being amended and use the forms attached and efile the amended proposed consent order. Please label your proposed order (CCP, FCP, FDP, CDP) when efiling.
For non efile cases: Proposed consent orders for non efile cases only can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will continue to adapt to the circumstances as they arise and update the rules and calendars accordingly. Be safe! Be well!