NY Federal Court Orders and Guidance

COVID-19 Information: What’s Changed? What Do You Need to Know?

NY Federal Court Orders and Guidance

Summary: while no trials or public gatherings are allowed, courts are still accepting electronic filings and holding conferences remotely (or adjourning them).


Northern District General Order 58generally, no trials or public gatherings will take place. Electronic filing will continue, as will other business that can be conducted remotely.


Northern District Bankruptcy Court Administrative Order 20-03 – scheduled conferences will either be held telephonically or adjourned. Evidentiary hearings and trials will proceed, as will other business. A separate Notice provides that all in-person section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020 will either be adjourned or held telephonically.


Second Circuit Court of Appeals Extended Filing Order issued on March 16, 2020

  • Information about modified staffing at the Circuit, access to the court house, and argument calendars is available on the Court’s website at http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/