SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
March 16, 2010
IN THE MATTER OF CHARLES DUN-ZHENG YAN, APPELLANT,
ORIN R. KITZES, ETC., ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
In purported claims which were dismissed by orders of the Court of Claims (Nadel, J.), dated May 1, 2007 and July 3, 2008, respectively, the claimant appeals from an order of the Court of Claims (Nadel J.), entered May 7, 2009, which denied his motion for "an order to hold a preliminary conference."
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MARK C. DILLON, J.P., FRED T. SANTUCCI, RUTH C. BALKIN and SANDRA L. SGROI, JJ.
(Claim No. 115269)
DECISION & ORDER
ORDERED that the order is affirmed, with costs.
The claimant's purported claims were dismissed by orders of the Court of Claims dated May 1, 2007, and July 3, 2008, respectively. Despite these orders, the claimant subsequently submitted motion papers to the court, in connection with the dismissed claims, for "an order to hold a preliminary conference." Under such circumstances, the court properly concluded that it was "without jurisdiction to entertain . . . the motion, or to grant the relief requested" (see generally CPLR 304; Matter of Fry v Village of Tarrytown, 89 NY2d 714; Fulton v State of New York, 35 AD3d 977).
DILLON, J.P., SANTUCCI, BALKIN and SGROI, JJ., concur.
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