Please be advised that effective April 6, 2020, because of COVID-19 density restrictions and until further notice, all court proceedings will be conducted by videoconference. Court proceedings remain open to the public, but defendants, lawyers and judges will not be present in the courthouse. The videoconference will not be viewable by the public. Only audio of the court proceeding will be available to the public.
For information on a defendant’s case, including status, location and how to post bail, call the court for your county at:
845 476 3430 Orange
Emergency applications to be filed can be sent to the appropriate court email address:
Westchester Supreme Court matters:
Westchester County Court matters:
Westchester Family Court matters:
Westchester County City Court matters:
Dutchess Supreme Court matters:
Dutchess County Court matters:
Dutchess Family Court matters:
Dutchess County City Court matters:
Orange Supreme Court matters:
Orange County Court matters:
Orange Family Court matters:
Orange County City Court matters:
Putnam Supreme, County, and Family Court matters:
Rockland Supreme Court matters:
Rockland County Court matters:
Rockland Family Court matters:
In light of recent developments, as of 5pm on March 16, 2020 all non-essential Court functions in the New York State Courts are postponed until further notice. Parties will be advised of rescheduled Court dates when normal business resumes.
Essential functions will consolidated and will be heard at the following locations:
Dutchess Family Court, 50 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Orange County Courthouse, 285 Main Street, Goshen, NY
Putnam County Courthouse 20 County Center, Carmel NY
Rockland County Courthouse
285 Main Street New City
Westchester County Courthouse
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Essential matters include but are not limited to:
Supreme Court: Mental hygiene applications, civil commitments and guardianships
Family Court: Child protection proceedings, juvenile dilenquency proceedings, family offenses and emergency support orders
City Courts: Criminal arraignments, requests for orders of protection, and emergency applications.
All other matters (Civil, Landlord & Tenant, Traffic, parking) will be adjourned until further notice.
Please check on www.nycourts.gov for updates and for e-scheduling information in the future.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.
NYS CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
For Court Closing Updates
In the event of a court closing or delay in opening due to emergency or inclement weather, all possible efforts will be made to provide the following communication medium with updated status reports from the Court System:
SIGN-UP for the NY Courts
NYCourts web site
9th JD web site http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/9jd/
93.5 FM - WVOX
100.7 FM - WHUD
106.1 FM - WFAS
880 AM - WCBS
GENERAL EMERGENCY RECORDING MESSAGES - 800-COURTNY (1-800-268-7869).
Cablevision Channel 12 News will be provided with updated information.
Special Note to Jurors:
Please see www.nyjuror.gov for county specific Juror information.
Ninth District Administration
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - 11th floor
White Plains, NY 10601