Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

New York State courts are open and offering limited in-person assistance for health and safety reasons.

Some courts are holding virtual hearings by video or phone. If your case is going to be heard virtually, the court will contact you to let you know.

For the most up-to-date information on court operations, check the Criminal Court website.

For visitor screening and safety rules and other COVID-19 information, visit the NYCOURTS website. You can also call the New York Courts at (800) 268-7869 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM.

Need something else?

You can get information about New York City Criminal Courts, including: 

  • Locations and Hours
  • Criminal Summonses
  • Arrests
  • Warrants
  • Bail
  • Case status
  • Appeals
  • Domestic violence services

There are 7 Criminal Courts in NYC:

  • Bronx County
  • Kings County (Brooklyn)
  • New York County (Manhattan)
  • Queens County
  • Richmond County (Staten Island)
  • Midtown Community Court
  • Red Hook Community Justice Center (for Red Hook residents only)


Visit the NY Courts website.

Learn about criminal summonses.

Find Criminal Court locations and hours.

Get answers to frequently asked questions.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Criminal Court
  • Phone Number: (646) 386-4900
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Staff is available through the automated phone system during business hours.

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