Suffolk County Court

Important Information:

Temporary Changes in Court Operations for Saturday January 29, 2022

 

Main Address

Cromarty Court Complex
Criminal Courts Building
210 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

Coronavirus Emergency Inquiries
631-852-1461
631-852-1462

Directions

Crime Victim Information

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) County Court Forms Generating Programs

 

Parts & Offices

Chief Clerk
Frank L. Tropea
631-852-2120
FAX 631-852-2568

Deputy Chief Clerk
Nicole Dawood
631-852-2122

Criminal Office
Information 631-852-1462
FAX 631-852-2306

Civil Office
Information 631-852-2127

Supreme/County Court Law Department
Information 631-852-1613
FAX 631-852-2020

Court Reporters
Supreme Court Reporters 631-852-2334
Criminal Court Reporters 631-852-2151 or 2152
FAX 631-852-3904

Security
Information 631-852-2626
FAX 631-852-2604

Judicial Diversion Program
Information 631-852-3545
FAX 631-852-3553

Sex Offense Court
Maureen Hordy, Resource Coordinator II
Information 631-852-2128
FAX 631-852-3866

Information about Coronavirus and the NYS Courts

Click here for more information about Coronavirus and the NYS Courts

Administrative Orders, Operational Changes due to Coronavirus Crisis

Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Extreme Risk Protection Orders Procedures

In Suffolk County, applications for Temporary Extreme Risk Protection Orders may be filed in Suffolk County Court, Special Term Office during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Suffolk County Court is located in the Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex, Criminal Courts Building, 210 Center Drive, Riverhead, New York 11901.

Persons who wish to file an off-hours (i.e. Nights, Weekends, Court Holidays) Temporary Extreme Risk Protection Order application should contact the Suffolk County Police Department by calling 911. In the alternative, call the Office of Court Administration emergency telephone No.: 1-800-430-8457.

Description

The County Court is established in each county outside New York City. It is authorized to handle criminal prosecutions of both felonies and lesser offenses committed within the county, although in practice most minor offenses are handled by lower courts. The County Court also has limited jurisdiction in civil cases, generally involving amounts up to $25,000. County Court judges are elected to terms of 10 years.

 

Judges

HON. RICHARD AMBRO, J.S.C.
Supervising Judge of the County Court and Supreme Court Justice
Secretary: Patricia Quinlan
Law Clerk: John Dowden
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2176

HON. STEPHEN L. BRASLOW
County Court Judge, Acting Surrogate's Court Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice
Secretary: Barbara Snyder
Law Clerk: Michael Mercurio
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-1431

HON. JOHN B. COLLINS
Supreme Court Justice

Secretary: Carol Werner
Law Clerk: Sheila Ballato
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-1640

HON. PHILIP GOGLAS
County Court Judge, Acting Family Court Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice
Secretary: Kathryn O'Rourke
Law Clerk: Kerry Bassett
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2166

HON. RICHARD I. HOROWITZ
NYS Court of Claims Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice

Secretary: Amanda Tilley
Law Clerk: Maeghan H. O'Keefe
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2168

HON. JAMES F. MATTHEWS
District Court Judge and Acting County Court Judge (Civil 325d Part)

Secretary: Kelly McCormack-Honey
Law Clerk: TBD
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-3848

HON. TIMOTHY MAZZEI
Supreme Court Justice

Secretary: Natalie Darjania
Law Clerk: Meghan Vahey
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2395

HON. DAVID A. MORRIS
County Court Judge (Civil 325d Part)

Secretary: Ariel Browns
Law Clerk: Frank Morro
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2319

HON. STEVEN A. PILEWSKI
County Court Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice

Secretary: Sheila Sullivan
Law Clerk: Kyle Gruder
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-1886

HON. ANTHONY S. SENFT, JR.
County Court Judge, Acting Family Court Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice

Secretary: Danielle R. Donovan
Law Clerk: Kelly Reape
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-2169

HON. KAREN M. WILUTIS
District Court Judge and Acting County Court Judge

Secretary: Carolann McClain
Law Clerk: Nancy LeJava
Chambers: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
                  210 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901
                  631-852-3040