State of New York Unified Court System
State of New York
Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Third Judicial Department

P. O. Box 7288, Capitol Station

Albany, New York 12224-0288

Phone  (518) 471-4777
    Fax  (518) 471-4750





Robert D. Mayberger
Clerk of the Court

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Public access to briefs/records and other Court filings in nonconfidential matters may be accessed through the NYSCEF website.   Please note, however, that for matters that are not e-filed, requests for access to briefs, records or court filings should be made by email to

         E-filing rules in the Third Department apply as follows:

  • Currently, all matters in the Third Judicial Department are subject to mandatory
    e-filing except for:        

             Appeals in Workers' Compensation cases              

            Appeals in Unemployment Insurance cases
            Original proceedings commenced in the Third Department
            Any appeal in which the appellant or the petitioner
              perfecting the proceeding is exempt from e-filing pursuant
              to 22 NYCRR 1245.4 (a)
            Professional Matters

    **Please note, that as of November 2, 2020, mandatory E-filing is required in all Criminal Matters perfected on or after November 2, 2020 and all CPLR article 78 proceedings that have been transferred to the Appellate Division pursuant to CPLR 7804 (g) that have been perfected on or after November 2, 2020.


E-filing Rules Part 1245  
NYSCEF Website  
Document Format  
Document Format FAQ  
E-filing Instuctions & Videos  
Criminal E-Filing Instructions  
Civil E-Filing Instructions  
Family Court E-filing instructions  
New Rules Discussion  
Demonstration of E-filing  
Demonstration of E-filing
     as an Authorized Agent