By order of the Chief Judge of the State of New York


  • Have been in any of the following countries withing the last 14 days: China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Iran; or
  • Reside or have had close contract with anyone who has been in one of the countries listed above withing the last 14 days; or
  • Have been directed to quarantine, isolate or self-monitor at home for the coronavirus by any doctor, hospital or health agency; or
  • Have been diagnosed with, or have had close contact with anyone diagnosed with, COVID-19; or
  • Have flu-like symptoms

Instead please call
Criminal matters - 718-675-8760
Civil matters - 718-675-8579
This advisory and the official administrative order can be read here:
Advisory and Administrative Order [pdf]

Expansion of Mandatory Electronic Filing

Please be advised of the following notice from the Chief Administrative Judge relating to the proposed expansion of mandatory E-Filing programs:
Richmond County Supreme Court - Expansino of Mandatory Electronic Filing [pdf]

Criminal Term Walk in Payments

The Criminal Term Supreme Court Clerk's Office is now accepting walk-in payments for fines and surcharges. The cashier will be available:
9AM to 1PM and 2PM to 4PM
Monday to Friday

Summary Bench Trial Pilot

The information sheet containg rules can be read here Pilot SBT Information Sheet [pdf]

7/6/2020 ELITE Resumes

Beginning on July 6th 2020, Richmond Supreme Court will resume providing litigants with Early Litigation Tort Evaluation ("ELITE").

You can read the updated announcement and the coversheet here:
Announcement and Coversheet [pdf]
Fillable Coversheet [pdf]


Courthouse Photo

Welcome to the Supreme Court of New York, Richmond County.

Our new state-of-the-art Courthouse at 26 Central Avenue celebrated its grand opening on September 28, 2015.

Our two Matrimonial parts as well as the Matrimonial Clerks Office continue to operate at our historic building, located at 18 Richmond Terrace.

The Supreme Court Law Library is located at 25 Hyatt Street, Room 515, Staten Island, NY 10301.

Located at 60 Bay Street are the chambers of Justice William Mastro of the Appellate Division 2nd Department.


Administrative Judge For Civil & Criminal Matters
Hon. Desmond A. Green

Chief Clerk for Civil & Criminal Matters
Kenneth Fay 

Clerks of Civil Term
John Tenaglia
Anthony Karakosta

Clerk of Criminal Term
Anthony DiStefano

Address & Phone
26 Central Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

Phone: 718-675-8700

If you have any questions or comments, please email ricsupctinquiry@nycourts.gov

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