22 CRR-NY 205.7NY-CRR
22 CRR-NY 205.7
22 CRR-NY 205.7
205.7 Papers filed in court; docket number; prefix; forms.
(a) The forms set forth in Chapter IV of Subtitle D of this Title, designated “Forms of the Family Court of the State of New York” and “Adoption Forms of the Family Court and Surrogate's Court of the State of New York,” respectively, shall be the official forms of the court and shall, in substantially the same form as set forth, be uniformly used throughout the State. Examples of these forms shall be available at the clerk's office of any Family Court.
(b) The prefixes for the docket numbers assigned to Family Court proceedings shall be:
As Adoption Surrender
B Commitment of guardianship and custody (§§ 384, 384-b, Social Services Law)
D Delinquency (including transfers from criminal courts)
E Designated felony delinquency (including transfers from criminal courts)
G Guardianship (§ 661, Family Court Act)
L Approval of foster care placement
M Consent to marry
N Neglect or child abuse (child protective proceeding)
O Family offenses
R Referred from Supreme Court (except delinquency)
S Person in need of supervision
U Uniform Interstate Family Support Law
V Custody of minors (§ 651, Family Court Act)
W Material witness
(c) Proceedings for extensions of placement in Person in Need of Supervision and juvenile delinquency proceedings and for permanency hearings in child protective and voluntary foster care proceedings pursuant to article 10-A of the Family Court Act shall bear the prefix and docket number of the original proceeding in which the placement was made. Permanency hearings pursuant to Family Court Act article 10-A regarding children freed for adoption shall bear the prefix and docket number of the proceeding or proceedings in which the child was freed: the surrender and/or termination of parental rights proceedings. Permanency reports submitted pursuant to article 10-A shall not be considered new petitions.
(d) The case docket number shall appear on the outside cover and first page to the right of the caption of every paper tendered for filing in the proceeding. Each such cover and first page also shall contain an indication of the county of venue and a brief description of the nature of the paper and, where the case has been assigned to an individual judge, shall contain the name of the assigned judge to the right of the caption. In addition to complying with the provisions of CPLR 2101, every paper filed in court shall have annexed thereto appropriate proof of service on all parties where required, and if typewritten, shall have at least double space between each line, except for quotations and the names and addresses of attorneys appearing in the action, and shall have at least one-inch margins. In addition, every paper filed in court, other than an exhibit or printed official form promulgated in accordance with section 214 of the Family Court Act, shall contain writing on one side only, except that papers that are fastened on the side may contain writing on both sides. Papers that are stapled or bound securely shall not be rejected for filing simply because they are not bound with a backer of any kind.
22 CRR-NY 205.7
Current through June 30, 2021
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