N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 22 § 202.70.17 - Length of Papers

Unless otherwise permitted by the court:

(i) briefs or memoranda of law shall be limited to 7,000 words each;
(ii) reply memoranda shall be no more than 4,200 words and shall not contain any arguments that do not respond or relate to those made in the memoranda in chief;
(iii) affidavits and affirmations shall be limited to 7,000 words each. The word count shall exclude the caption, table of contents, table of authorities, and signature block. Every brief, memorandum, affirmation, and affidavit shall include, on a page attached to the end of the applicable document, a certification by the counsel who has filed the document describing the number of words in the document. That certification by counsel certifies that the document complies with the word count limit. The counsel certifying compliance may rely on the word count of the word-processing system used to prepare the document.


N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 22 § 202.70.17
Amended New York State Register August 22, 2018/Volume XL, Issue 34, eff. 10/1/2018

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