Supreme Court


Chief Clerk's Office/Riverhead
Chief Clerk
Michael Scardino



The Supreme Court handles the prosecution of felonies and civil cases involving high dollar amounts. The Court also handles divorces, separations and annulments in addition to mortgage foreclosures and injunctions.

Supreme Court justices are elected by judicial district to 14-year terms. Criminal felony cases are heard in the Supreme Court in New York City and predominantly in the County Courts outside of New York City.