22 CRR-NY 137.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 22. JUDICIARY
SUBTITLE A. JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER I. STANDARDS AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES
SUBCHAPTER C. RULES OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS
PART 137. FEE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM
22 CRR-NY 137.1
22 CRR-NY 137.1
137.1 Application.
(a) This Part shall apply where representation has commenced on or after January 1, 2002, to all attorneys admitted to the bar of the State of New York who undertake to represent a client in any civil matter.
(b) This Part shall not apply to any of the following:
(1) representation in criminal matters;
(2) amounts in dispute involving a sum of less than $1,000 or more than $50,000, except that an arbitral body may hear disputes involving other amounts if the parties have consented;
(3) claims involving substantial legal questions, including professional malpractice or misconduct;
(4) claims against an attorney for damages or affirmative relief other than adjustment of the fee;
(5) disputes where the fee to be paid by the client has been determined pursuant to statute or rule and allowed as of right by a court; or where the fee has been determined pursuant to a court order;
(6) disputes where no attorney's services have been rendered for more than two years;
(7) disputes where the attorney is admitted to practice in another jurisdiction and maintains no office in the State of New York, or where no material portion of the services was rendered in New York; and
(8) disputes where the request for arbitration is made by a person who is not the client of the attorney or the legal representative of the client.
22 CRR-NY 137.1
Current through July 15, 2019
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