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Hon. Sylvia G. Ash

Part Rules

Parts 20, 25 and 71
Principal Law Clerk: George Wade, Esq.
Assistant Law Clerk: Hajin Suh, Esq.
Part Clerk: Frank Mazzarese
Chambers: 347-401-9540
Courtroom: 347-296-1598
Fax 347-401-9158

Hon. Ash's procedure regarding courtesy hard copies for e-filed matters


Preliminary Conferences for cases assigned to Part 20 and Part 25 are scheduled on alternating Thursdays.

Compliance Conferences for cases assigned to Part 20 and Part 25 are scheduled on alternating Tuesdays.

Part 20 motions are heard on Fridays.

Part 25 motions are heard on Wednesdays.

Part 71 motions are heard on either Wednesdays or Fridays.

Note: Motions will not be calendared on the same day as a Preliminary/Compliance Conference day.



First call at 10:00 AM
Second call at 10:35 AM

Ready cases are called in the order in which they are marked ready and oral argument is required on all ready cases. Parties are encouraged to work out discovery motions in a short form order. On all other motions, all parties must be present and ready for argument. The motion will be marked off if the movant fails to appear. If the non-moving party does not appear, the motion will be granted on default, a copy of the signed short form order must be served on the non-moving parties by certified mail and all parties are bound by the terms of the order.

Preliminary and Compliance Conferences are scheduled at 10:00 AM


Motions may be adjourned twice via stipulation. Stipulations may be emailed to If the matter has been on the calendar more than two times, an appearance is required.

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