Suffolk County District Court


Information about Coronavirus and the NYS Courts

Administrative Orders, Operational Changes due to Coronavirus Crisis

Responding to an Eviction Proceeding during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Procedure for Addressing Residential and Commercial Eviction Proceedings Memo

Phase 3 - Suffolk County District Court Civil Court Memo

400 Carleton Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722
(631) 208-5775

(631) 208-5808

Ronkonkoma (1st and 5th District): 631-381-6005
Lindenhurst (2nd District): 631-381-6025
Huntington Station (3rd District): 631-381-6050
Hauppauge (4th District): 631-381-6075
Patchogue (6th District): 631-381-6100

All cases are adjourned. Confirm adjourned dates at  



Suffolk County District Court has 6 Courthouses in the 5 western towns of Suffolk County (Babylon, Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip & Smithtown).

District Court in the Cohalan Court Complex, Central Islip
Criminal Court
… trial jurisdiction over misdemeanors, violations and infractions
… preliminary jurisdiction over felonies
… traffic tickets charging a crime
Domestic Violence, Drug Court, Mental Health Court, Veterans Court, Human Trafficing Court

District Court in the outlying courthouses in Hauppauge, Huntington Station, Lindenhurst, Patchogue, and Ronkonkoma
Civil Court - jurisdiction limited to damages up to $15,000
Small Claims Court - simplified procedure, damages up to $5,000
Landlord & Tenant Court - housing proceedings and evictions
Town Ordinance offenses and Community Court - offenses prosecuted by the Towns

Emergency Closing information
How to find out if the court is closed, and what it means to your court case.

Do we have your current address?
How to notify the court of a change in address.

History and Structure of District Court

Do you need CourtHelp?
More forms, references, FAQs provided by the NYS Courts.