What you must know – 7.19.2024

AO: Foreclosure Sales June 2024

Bronx Auction plan with Remote Bidding June 2024

Bronx Rules for Election Matters Part 2024

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Request Mediation

AO-Re: 333 East 181st Street Fire

Stipulations of Discontinuance

Name Change and/or Sex Designation Change Forms

Effective January 2, 2024, the Trial Assignment Part (TAP) and IA-23 will be located in courtroom 607 with the Hon. Joseph Capella presiding.

All Post Note of Issues cases previously calendared for the Pre-Trial Part (PT) have been referred to the assigned IAS part.


Location & Hours of Operation

851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Except State Holidays


General Information


Email Contact Sheet



The Civil Term, Bronx Supreme Court, handles civil cases over $50,000.

The majority of the cases involve medical malpractice, labor laws, motor vehicle cases and other torts (civil cases designed to provide relief to persons who have been harmed due to the wrongful act of others).



Part 160: Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Trail Courts

AO: Discovery Conferences

Notice of Limited Appearance of Representation in CPLR 3408 Proceedings

Important Notice about "Scam" Emails & Fraudulent Phone Calls Claiming to be from the New York State Court System

Webinar for Unrepresented Court Users

For Updated Information on APPEARANCES, please consult with E-COURTS.

Administrative Orders

All conferences and motion appearances will be held virtually, as determined by the Court, via Microsoft Teams. Any matter that is not scheduled for virtual conference will be administratively adjourned. Please check E-Courts for updated adjourn dates, but understand that any date given for a virtual conference supersedes the E-Courts date. If you do not see updated information for your case, please check again later. E-Courts is continually being updated.


Pursuant to legislation enacted in 2011 and an administrative order of the Chief Administrative Judge, e-filing is mandatory in Bronx County Supreme Court in all medical malpractice actions commenced on or after February 27, 2012. 

Rules for motion practice in e-filed cases in Bronx Supreme Court

NYS Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF)

Commercial Division

Child Victims Act


Administrative Judge
Hon. Joseph Capella 

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Welcome to the Supreme Court, Civil Part, of Bronx County.  As part of the Unified Court System, our mission is to deliver equal justice to all in a timely manner, and ensure that everyone is treated with respect, dignity and professionalism.  Consistent with this mission is our promise to provide a safe, accessible and secure environment for all who utilize our courthouse.  This website should provide you with more than just a glimpse into our operations.  Welcome once again.


Chief Clerk
Lakisha C. Brown

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Welcome! As Chief Clerk it is my responsibility to consult with the Judges and Court Administrators to develop the court policy, administrative structures, uniform procedures and new programs. Working closely with the Administrative Judge, I supervise a large diverse staff of clerical and professional individuals to implement policies and procedures, while promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Together, we aim for excellence in service to our Bronx Community.


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