Kingston City Court


1 Garraghan Drive
Kingston, N.Y. 12401

[email protected]

Phone: 845-481-9350
Fax: 845-483-8113


City Court Judges
Hon. Lawrence E. Ball
Hon. Philip W. Kirschner

Chief Clerk
Nicole Murphy

Deputy Chief Clerk
Allison McKenzie



Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. excluding NYS holidays
Payment Accepted until 3:30pm


Court Calendars

Local Civil



Payment Services

Fines, fee and surcharges may be eligible for online payment

Web Payment

Payment FAQ


Forms & Instructions

DIY Forms

Civil - Small Claims

Application to File Small Claims

Application to File Commercial Claims

Demand Letter - Commercial Claims Consumer Transactions

Certificate of Authority


Certificate of Disposition


General Information: 

ADA: The building is ADA accessible. Contact the court for specific accommodations. 

Parking: Parking and handicapped parking are available.

Transportation: Ulster County Rural Transportation



Take New York State Thruway to exit 19, take the third exit in circle, which will put you on Route 587 (Col. Chandler Drive), stay in right lane to red light. You will then go straight and that will put you on Broadway and continue for 1.7 miles. You will go by Kingston High School, Kingston Hospital, Rondout Savings Bank and when you start down a hill, get in left lane. You will come to a light by Kingston Catholic Schools then turn left. At next light take a left into Garraghan Drive. Court is in building with Kingston Police Department. The courtroom is downstairs in basement in back. Parking available