Short Form Order Law and Legal Definition

Short form order refers to a form used by a judge directing that some action be taken.

Example of a New York statute mentioning Short Form Order.

NY CLS Sup Ct § 600.17 Pre-argument conference

(a) In every civil case in which a notice of appeal is filed or an order granting leave to appeal to the Appellate Division is entered, or an order transferring an article 78 proceeding to the Appellate Division is entered, counsel for the appellant or petitioner shall file, together with the above, a preargument statement, proof of service and, where applicable, a copy of the opinion or short form order which contains a memorandum.