ARTS4ALL, Ltd. v. Hancock, No. 121 SSM 10.

CourtNew York Court of Appeals
Citation12 N.Y.3d 846,909 N.E.2d 83
Decision Date12 May 2009
PartiesARTS4ALL, LTD., Appellant, et al., Plaintiff, v. Judith L. HANCOCK, Respondent and Counterclaim Plaintiff-Respondent, et al., Additional Counterclaim Defendants.
Docket NumberNo. 121 SSM 10.
909 N.E.2d 83
12 N.Y.3d 846
ARTS4ALL, LTD., Appellant, et al., Plaintiff,
v.
Judith L. HANCOCK, Respondent and Counterclaim Plaintiff-Respondent, et al., Additional Counterclaim Defendants.
No. 121 SSM 10.
Court of Appeals of New York.
May 12, 2009.

Zachary R. Greenhill, P.C., New York City (Zachary R. Greenhill, of counsel), for appellant.

[909 N.E.2d 84]

Trachtenberg Rodes & Friedberg LLP, New York City (David G. Trachtenberg, of counsel), for respondent.


MEMORANDUM.

The order of the Appellate Division, insofar as appealed from,

12 N.Y.3d 847

should be affirmed, with costs, and the certified question not answered as unnecessary.

The courts below applied the correct legal standards, properly considered all the facts and circumstances of the case, and did not abuse their discretion in dismissing plaintiffs' remaining cause of action pursuant to CPLR 3126(3) (see Kihl v. Pfeffer, 94 N.Y.2d 118, 123, 700 N.Y.S.2d 87, 722 N.E.2d 55 [1999]).

Judges CIPARICK, GRAFFEO, READ, SMITH, PIGOTT and JONES concur. Chief Judge LIPPMAN took no part.

On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.11 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals (22 NYCRR 500.11), order, insofar as appealed from, affirmed, with costs, and certified question not answered as unnecessary, in a memorandum.

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  • CDR Créances S.A. v. Cohen
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • December 27, 2012
    ...did not abuse its discretion in striking the answer ( Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept. 2008],affd.12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009],cert. denied––– U.S. ––––, 130 S.Ct. 1301, 175 L.Ed.2d 1076 [2010] ). The ample record is more than su......
  • Watson v. City of N.Y., 4377
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • January 16, 2018
    ...to supervise the parties who appear before it" ( Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 287, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept. 2008], affd 12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], cert denied 559 U.S. 905, 130 S.Ct. 1301, 175 L.Ed.2d 1076 [2010] ). "[I]t generally is within the d......
  • CDR Creances S.A.S. v. Cohen
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • October 19, 2010
    ...motion court's broad discretion in such matters ( see generally Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [2008], affd. 12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], cert. denied --- U.S. ----, 130 S.Ct. 1301, --- L.Ed.2d ---- [2010] ). We find that plaintiff faile......
  • CDR CRéances S.A.S. v. Cohen,
    • United States
    • New York Court of Appeals
    • May 8, 2014
    ...obstructive and ultimately contumacious” ( see Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept.2008], affd.12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], and affd.13 N.Y.3d 812, 890 N.Y.S.2d 432, 918 N.E.2d 945 [2009] ). Apart from CPLR 3126, a court has in......
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  • CDR Créances S.A. v. Cohen
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • December 27, 2012
    ...did not abuse its discretion in striking the answer ( Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept. 2008],affd.12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009],cert. denied––– U.S. ––––, 130 S.Ct. 1301, 175 L.Ed.2d 1076 [2010] ). The ample record is more than su......
  • Watson v. City of N.Y., 4377
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • January 16, 2018
    ...to supervise the parties who appear before it" ( Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 287, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept. 2008], affd 12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], cert denied 559 U.S. 905, 130 S.Ct. 1301, 175 L.Ed.2d 1076 [2010] ). "[I]t generally is within the d......
  • CDR Creances S.A.S. v. Cohen
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • October 19, 2010
    ...motion court's broad discretion in such matters ( see generally Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [2008], affd. 12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], cert. denied --- U.S. ----, 130 S.Ct. 1301, --- L.Ed.2d ---- [2010] ). We find that plaintiff faile......
  • CDR CRéances S.A.S. v. Cohen,
    • United States
    • New York Court of Appeals
    • May 8, 2014
    ...obstructive and ultimately contumacious” ( see Arts4All, Ltd. v. Hancock, 54 A.D.3d 286, 286, 863 N.Y.S.2d 193 [1st Dept.2008], affd.12 N.Y.3d 846, 881 N.Y.S.2d 390, 909 N.E.2d 83 [2009], and affd.13 N.Y.3d 812, 890 N.Y.S.2d 432, 918 N.E.2d 945 [2009] ). Apart from CPLR 3126, a court has in......
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