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Emergency Applications Filed After Business Hours

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING EMERGENCY APPLICATIONS 

AFTER BUSINESS HOURS (from 4:30pm EST to 9:00am EST) 

 

 

 

Emergency Applications by Attorneys 

1. Attorneys should file emergency applications including in newly filed cases in CM/ECF. 

2. All attorneys filing an emergency application must email a PDF copy of that emergency application, together with telephone contact information, to the following email address: emergency_applications@nyed.uscourts.gov. Clerk’s Office staff will contact the attorney promptly with further directions. 

3. Attorneys who do not have CM/ECF access should deliver original paper filings to the courthouse. Attorneys should date-stamp and deposit papers in the drop boxes located at the entrance to either courthouse using the date stamp at the courthouse and inform court security officers that this is an emergency application.  
         3a. Attorneys without CM/ECF access must apply immediately for Efiling access at www.pacer.gov. 

 

Emergency Applications by Self-Represented Parties 

Self-represented (pro separties should deliver original paper filings to the courthouse in an envelopeThe envelope must have all contact information written on the outside of the envelope, including name, email address, street address, and a contact phone number. Parties must date-stamp and deposit papers in the drop boxes located at the entrance to either courthouse using the date stamp at the courthouse and inform court security officers that this is an emergency application. Clerk’s Office staff will contact the filer promptly with further directions.