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Chief Administrative Choose Adopts New Guidelines for Matrimonial Actions

By Administrative Order A/O/100/17, 22 NYCRR §202.50 (b)
was amended so as to add a brand new part 202.50 (b)(3).
The brand new part requires that each Uncontested and Contested
Judgment of Divorce include sure decretal paragraphs, together with one
regarding the venue the place publish judgment functions for modification or
enforcement in Supreme Court docket ought to be introduced. 22 NYCRR §202.50 (b)(3), which  is efficient August 1, 2017, gives as
follows:
202.50. Proposed Judgments in Matrimonial Actions; Varieties
(3) Extra Requirement with Respect to Uncontested
and Contested
Judgments of Divorce. Along with satisfying the
necessities of
paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subdivision, each
judgment of divorce,
whether or not uncontested or contested, shall embody language
considerably in
accordance with the next decretal paragraphs which
shall supersede
any inconsistent decretal paragraphs at the moment required
for such types:
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the Settlement Settlement
entered into
between the events on the ___ day of ____, [ ] an
authentic OR [ ] a
transcript of which is on file with this Court docket and
integrated herein by
reference, shall survive and shall not be merged into
this judgment, * and
the events are hereby directed to adjust to all
legally enforceable phrases
and circumstances of stated settlement as if such phrases and
circumstances had been set
forth of their entirety herein; and it’s additional
* In contested actions, this paragraph might learn both
[shall survive and
shall not be merged into this judgment] or [shall not
survive and shall be
merged into this judgment].
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, that the Supreme Court docket shall retain
jurisdiction to listen to any functions to implement the
provisions of stated
Settlement Settlement or to implement or modify the
provisions of this
judgment, supplied the court docket retains jurisdiction of the
matter concurrently
with the Household Court docket for the aim of particularly
imposing, such of the
provisions of that (separation settlement) (stipulation
settlement) as are
able to particular enforcement, to the extent permitted
by legislation, and of
modifying such judgment with respect to upkeep,
help, custody or
visitation to the extent permitted by legislation, or each; and
it’s additional
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, that any functions introduced in
Supreme
Court docket to implement the provisions of stated Settlement
Settlement or to implement
or modify the provisions of this judgment shall be
introduced in a County
whereby one of many events resides; supplied that if
there are minor youngsters
of the wedding, such functions shall be introduced in a
county whereby one
of the events or the kid or youngsters reside, besides.
within the discretion of the
decide, for good trigger. Good trigger functions shall be
made by movement or
order to point out trigger. The place the deal with of both occasion
and any youngster or
youngsters is unknown and never a matter of public file, or
is topic to an
current confidentiality order pursuant to DRL § 254 or
FCA § 154-b, such
functions could also be introduced within the county the place the
judgment was entered;
By Administrative Order A/O/99/17, 22 NYCRR §202 was
amended to  add a brand new part 202.16-b.
The brand new part addresses the submission of written
functions in contested matrimonial actions. 
The brand new guidelines include limitations that are relevant to
to the submission of papers on pendente lite functions for alimony,
upkeep, counsel charges, youngster help, unique occupancy, custody and
visitation until the necessities are waived by the decide for good trigger
proven. Amongst different issues, all orders to point out trigger and motions should be in
Occasions New Roman, font 12 and double spaced. The supporting affidavit or
affidavit in opposition or legal professional affirmation in help or opposition or
memorandum of legislation might not exceed twenty (20) pages. Any professional affidavit might
not exceed eight (8) extra pages. Reply affidavits or affirmations might not
exceed ten (10) pages. Surreply affidavits can solely be submitted with prior
court docket permission. 22 NYCRR 202.16 – b, which 
is efficient July  1, 2017,
gives as follows:
§202.16-b Submission of Written Purposes in Contested
Matrimonial
(1) Applicability. This part shall be relevant to
all contested
matrimonial actions and proceedings in Supreme Court docket
approved by
subdivision (2) of Half B of part 236 of the Home
Relations Legislation.
(2) Except in any other case expressly supplied by any provision
of the CPLR or
different statute, and along with the necessities of twenty-two
NYCRR §202.16 (ok)
the place relevant, the next guidelines and limitations are
required for the
submission of papers on pendente lite functions for
alimony,
upkeep, counsel charges, youngster help, unique
occupancy, custody and
visitation until stated necessities are waived by the
decide for good trigger
(i) Purposes which can be deemed an emergency should comply
with 22
NYCRR §202.7 and supply for discover, the place relevant, in
accordance with
similar. These emergency functions shall obtain a
choice by the clerk
for processing and the court docket for signature. Designating
an software as an
emergency with out good trigger could also be punishable by the
issuance of
sanctions pursuant to Half 130 of the Guidelines of the Chief
Administrative
Choose. Any software designated as an emergency with out
good trigger
shall be processed and thought of within the odd course
of native court docket
(ii) The place practicable. all orders to point out trigger, motions
or crossmotions
for aid ought to be made in a single order to point out trigger or
movement or
(iii) All orders to point out trigger and motions or cross
motions shall be
submitted on one-sided copy besides as in any other case supplied
in 22 NYCRR
§202.5(at or electronically the place approved, with
one-inch margins on
eight and one half by eleven (8.5 x 11) inch paper with
all extra
reveals tabbed. They shall be in Occasions New Roman font 12
and double
spaced. They should be of adequate high quality ink to permit
for the studying and
correct scanning of the paperwork. Self-represented
litigants might submit
handwritten functions supplied that the handwriting is
legible and
in any other case in conformity with these guidelines.
(iv) The supporting affidavit or affidavit in opposition
or legal professional
affirmation in help or opposition or memorandum of legislation
shall not exceed
twenty (20) pages. Any professional affidavit required shall
not exceed eight (8)
extra pages. Any legal professional affirmation in help or
opposition or
memorandum of legislation shall include solely dialogue and
argument on points
of legislation aside from details recognized solely to the legal professional. Any
reply affidavits or
affirmations to the extent permitted shall not exceed ten
(10) pages. Surreply
affidavits can solely be submitted with prior court docket
permission.
(v) Aside from affidavits of internet value (pursuant to 22
NYCRR §202.16
(b)), retainer agreements (pursuant to Rule 1400.3 of the
Joint Guidelines of the
Appellate Division). upkeep pointers worksheets
and/or youngster
help worksheets, or counsel payment billing statements or
affirmations or
affidavits associated to counsel charges (pursuant to Home
Relations Legislation §237
and 22 NYCRR §202.16(ok))’ all of which can embody
attachments thereto,
all reveals annexed to any movement, cross movement, order
to point out trigger,
opposition or reply might not be higher than three (3)
inches thick with out
prior permission of the court docket. All reveals should include
exhibit tabs.
(vi) If the appliance or responsive papers exceed the
web page or measurement
limitation supplied on this part, counsel or the
self-represented litigant
should certify in good religion the necessity to exceed such
limitation, and the court docket
might reject or require revision of the appliance if the
court docket deems the
(3) Nothing contained herein shall stop a decide or
justice of the court docket or
of a judicial district inside which the court docket sits from
establishing native half
guidelines on the contrary or along with these guidelines.
By Administrative Order A/O 102/17, the Uncontested
Divorce Packet Varieties had been modified to mirror the will increase as of March 1, 2017
within the Self Assist Reserve to $16,281 and within the Poverty Stage Earnings for a
single individual to $12,060.
(see
https://childsupport.ny.gov/dcse/child_support_standards.html).

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