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 Coronavirus Hotline at (833) 503-0447.

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)

Online

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.

Courts are closed on the following holidays in 2021:​

DateHoliday
Friday, January 1New Year's Day
Monday, January 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, February 12Lincoln's Birthday
Monday, February 15Presidents Day
Monday, May 31Memorial Day
Friday, June 18Juneteenth (Observed)
Monday, July 5Independence Day (Observed)
Monday, September 6Labor Day
Monday, October 11Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 2Election Day
Thursday, November 11Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 24Christmas Day (Observed)
Friday, December 31New Year's Day (Observed)