Judiciary Committee Looks To Streamline NY Pleading Process

Law360, New York (May 1, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The New York Senate Judiciary Committee gave the green light Tuesday to a bill that aims to make New York a more attractive venue for litigants by removing certain requirements regarding the filing of civil papers that have been long reviled by lawyers and administrators alike.

The measure, which aims to repeal a statutory requirement that civil papers served via mail must come from inside the state's borders, first passed the state Assembly in February, having already won the support of New York Chief Administrative Judge...
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