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What You Need To Know About Local Court In New York

By: Undisputed Legal/Court Service Department

City Courts: A City Court exists in every city in the state excluding New York City, and hears both civil and criminal cases. Its criminal caseload includes misdemeanors, violations, traffic offenses, and the preliminary stages of felonies. The City Court hears civil cases involving amounts up to $15,000, small and commercial claims, and disputed traffic tickets. City Court judges are elected to 10-year terms. 

New York City Courts: : The Criminal Court of the City of New York hears misdemeanors, other violations, and the preliminary stages of felony cases. The mayor appoints Criminal Court judges from a list of candidates submitted by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary for 10- year terms. 

The Structure of Appellate Courts

By: Undisputed Legal/Court Service Department

Court of Appeals: The Court of Appeals is the highest court in the state. As the state’s court of last resort, the Court of Appeals hears appeals from the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The court has seven judges, six associate judges and the chief judge. Court of Appeals judges are appointed for 14-year terms by the governor who must make an appointment from a list of seven “well-qualified” candidates submitted by the bipartisan 12-member Commission on Judicial Nominations. The New York State Senate must also confirm the nomination. 

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Brooklyn Family Court – Address/Directions

COURT SERVICE

330 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: (347) 401-9610
Fax: 347-401-9609

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon – Fri

ADA accessibility: Ramp located at the main entrance of courthouse. Contact
the court for other accommodations.

Directions: BQE to Tillary St. Exit or Belt Parkway to BQE to Tillary St. Exit. Continue reading

Brooklyn Civil Court – Address/Directions

COURT SERVICE 

141 Livingston St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

88 Visitation Pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(Red Hook Community Justice Center)

Phone/Fax:
General Info. (212) 791-6000
Civil 347-404-9123
Housing 347-404-9201
Small Claims 347-404-9021
Red Hook – Housing 718-923-8270 Continue reading

Brooklyn Supreme Court – Address/Directions

COURT SERVICE

Civil
360 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-675-7699

Criminal
320 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-296-1076

County Clerk’s Office

Directions: The court facilities are located in downtown Brooklyn. From Brooklyn, Queens or Staten Island, take BQE to Atlantic Ave. Exit. From the Bronx or Manhattan, take the Brooklyn Bridge which leads directly into Adams St. Continue reading

United States District Court Fee Schedule

COURT SERVICE

Fees may be paid in cash, by certified check, money order or credit card. All major credit cards are accepted. Personal checks will be accepted from attorneys admitted to practice in the Southern District of New York. Please make your check or money order payable to the “Clerk of Court-SDNY”

There is an additional administrative fee of $50.00 for all new Civil Actions filed in the Court.  The Clerk in White Plains will not accept cash payment in excess of $100.00. Continue reading

New York Court Filing Fees

COURT SERVICE

Filing Fees-Supreme/County -For Civil Matters

Obtaining Index Number $210.00

Request for Judicial intervention $95.00

Note of Issue*$30.00

Motion of Cross-Motion $45.00

Demand for Jury Trial $65.00

Stipulation of Settlement of Voluntary Discontinuance $35.00

Notice of Appeal $65.00

*The Notice of issue Filing fee is $125.00 where a Request for Judicial Intervention is not required to be filed. Continue reading