Court Operations Due to COVID-19

COURT OPERATIONS DUE TO COVID-19

All Courts in the Ninth Judicial District are returning to in-person operations starting on Wednesday May 27th (with the exception of New Rochelle Family Court).

Due to continuing density restrictions all court proceedings will be conducted by video or telephonic conferencing. Court proceedings remain open to the public but defendants, parties and lawyers will not be present in the courthouse. Only the audio portion of any video conferences will be available to the public.

The Courts will accept filings of new Supreme and County, Surrogate’s Court, Family Court and City Court actions and proceedings with the exception of applications for landlord and tenant evictions, mortgage foreclosures and default judgment motions.

Filings are directed through electronic means by represented parties and by mail for unrepresented parties. All filings must be made through either the New York State Electronic Filing system (NYSCEF), where available or through the Electronic Document Delivery System (EDDS). https://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/AO-114-20.pdf

Parties/Attorneys should receive information on how to attend a virtual court appearances from the Clerk. If you did not receive information, please contact the clerk of the Court to provide your correct contact information.

For members of the public/press to attend a Court proceeding, please contact the Chief Clerk of the Court for further details.

Traffic and Parking matters are adjourned until further notice

All Court visitors are directed to wear a mask or face covering - https://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/COVID_Mask_Poster.pdf
 

Need Court Help?      Contact our 9JD Virtual Help Center by phone or e-mail: 

914-824-5289

VirtualCourtHelp9JD@nycourts.gov
(If known, please include the County and Court where you are requesting help)

 

Free Legal Assistance by phone/web.     

CourtHelp when you don't have a lawyer.

Ask a Law Librarian for legal research.    

 

Court Email Contact information

Dutchess Supreme Court Matters:
VirtualDutchessSupremeCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess County Court Matters:
VirtualDutchessCountyCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess Family Court Matters:
VirtualDutchessFamilyCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess County City Court Matters:
VirtualDutchessCountyCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess County Surrogates Court Matters:
VirtualDutchessSurrogatesCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess County Beacon City Court Matters:
VirtualBeaconCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Dutchess County Poughkeepsie City Court Matters:
VirtualPoughkeepsieCityCourt@nycourts.gov

 

Orange Supreme Court Matters:
VirtualOrangeSupremeCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County Court Matters:
VirtualOrangeCountyCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange Family Court Matters:
VirtualOrangeFamilyCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County City Court Matters:
VirtualOrangeCountyCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County Surrogates Court Matters:
VirtualOrangeSurrogatesCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County Middletown City Court Matters:
VirtualMiddletownCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County Newburgh City Court Matters:
VirtualNewburghCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Orange County Port Jervis City Court Matters:
VirtualPortJervisCityCourt@nycourts.gov

 

Putnam Supreme, County, and Family Court Matters:
VirtualPutnamMultiCourt@nycourts.gov
Putnam County Surrogates Court Matters:
VirtualPutnamSurrogatesCourt@nycourts.gov

 

Rockland Supreme Court Matters:
VirtualRocklandSupremeCourt@nycourts.gov
Rockland County Court Matters:
VirtualRocklandCountyCourt@nycourts.gov
Rockland Family Court Matters:
VirtualRocklandFamilyCourt@nycourts.gov
Rockland County Surrogates Court Matters:
VirtualRocklandSurrogatesCourt@nycourts.gov

 

Westchester Supreme Court Matters:
VirtualWestchesterSupremeCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Court Matters:
VirtualWestchesterCountyCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester Family Court Matters:
VirtualWestchesterFamilyCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County City Court Matters:
VirtualWestchesterCountyCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Surrogates Court Matters:
VirtualWestchesterSurrogatesCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Mt Vernon City Court Matters:
VirtualMtVernonCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County New Rochelle City Court Matters:
VirtualNewRochelleCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Peekskill City Court Matters:
VirtualPeekskillCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Rye City Court Matters:
VirtualRyeCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County White Plains City Court Matters:
VirtualWhitePlainsCityCourt@nycourts.gov
Westchester County Yonkers City Court Matters:
VirtualYonkersCityCourt@nycourts.gov

 

Please visit the NYS Main page for more information https://www.nycourts.gov/