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New York State Law Digest

The New York State Law Digest publishes significant procedural developments, whether they come from important decisions of the Court of Appeals or other New York state (or federal) courts, statutory or rule amendments or particular local practice issues. The Law Digest keeps NYSBA members updated on issues that impact their everyday practices of law. Edited by David L. Ferstendig, the Law Digest is published monthly and distributed to members free of charge, as a benefit of membership.

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FEATURED CASE
Entered Divorce Judgment Is Not Subject to CPLR 5203 Docketing Requirements
One Ex-Spouse Is Not Considered the Creditor of Another

In answering a certified question from the Second Circuit, the New York Court of Appeals ruled in Pangea Capital Mgt., LLC v. Lakian, 2019 N.Y. Slip Op. 05059 (June 25, 2019), that if a spouse does not docket an entered judgment granting the spouse an interest in real property in the county where the property is located, the spouse’s interest is not subject to attachment by a subsequent judgment creditor that has docketed its judgment and seeks to execute against the property.

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ABOUT THE NEW YORK STATE LAW DIGEST

Virtually all state court practitioners, no matter their particular specialties, have one thing in common: they have to navigate the vagaries of state practice and procedure. The New York State Law Digest publishes significant procedural developments, whether they come from important decisions of the Court of Appeals or other New York state (or federal) courts, statutory or rule amendments or particular local practice issues. The Law Digest keeps NYSBA members updated on issues that impact their everyday practices of law. Edited by David L. Ferstendig, the Law Digest is published monthly and distributed to members free of charge, as a benefit of membership.

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