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Court System in Schenectady County

Schenectady County is included in the 4th Judicial District for the State of New York.  All courts in New York State are administered by the New York State Unified Court System.
 
SUPREME COURT
612 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 285-8401
(518) 388-4520 (fax)

Hon. Vito C. Caruso, District Administrative Judge
Hon. Thomas Buchanan
Hon. Christine Clark
Hon. Barry D. Kramer
Hon. Vincent J. Reilly


SURROGATE’S COURT
612 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 285-8455
(518) 377-6378 (fax)

Hon. Vincent W. Versaci


FAMILY COURT
620 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 285-8435
(518) 393-1565 (fax)

Hon. Mark L. Powers
Hon. Kevin Burke


COUNTY COURT
612 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 285-8401
(518) 388-4520 (fax)

Hon. Karen A. Drago

The County Court is located in each county outside New York City. It is authorized to handle the prosecution of all crimes committed within the county. It has exclusive authority to handle trials in felony matters and shares authority with the local city, and town and village courts to handle trials in misdemeanor cases (offenses punishable by less than one year in prison) and other minor offenses and violations. The County Court also has limited authority to hear civil cases involving monetary awards of $25,000 or less.


OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION:

Commissioner of Jurors      (518) 285-8516
Law Library  (518) 285-8518
Legal Aid  (518) 462-6765
Public Defender     (518) 386-2266
 
New York 4th Judicial District

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