Category: Environmental Control Board

Criminal Summons’ vs. OATH

Is an OATH hearing the same as Criminal Court? No, as these are two separate entities. OATH (also known as the ECB) is the City’s central, independent administrative law court. OATH has two divisions: the OATH Trials Division and the OATH Hearings Division. This is the court you will be dealing with when you receive ...

ECB Hearing status

  If you must attend an ECB hearing, it is important to understand the terminology used. Here are some noteworthy terms that may be used: Appeal: If either you or the opposing agency does not agree with the outcome of the hearing, you may appeal via writing to keep the case open and argue your ...

Properly Preparing for your OATH Hearing

The Hearing If you've received a summons from a city agency, you are able to plead your case at an with OATH (the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings). OATH functions as New York City's central independent administrative law court, and is not affiliated with the state court. Summons are filed with OATH for many ...