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Federal and state judicial bodies whose function is to resolve disputes and dispense justice according to the principles of law and equity. Court processes involve interpreting the laws; presiding over encounters between the prosecution and defense in criminal matters and plaintiffs and defendants in civil matters; examining evidence and the credibility of witnesses; instructing juries; and determining liability and damages in civil matters and guilt or acquittal and sentencing in criminal matters. Courts also have the power to grant restraining orders, injunctions or other restrictions in appropriate circumstances.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
APPELLATE DIVISIONHears appeals from trial courts with the Department (region), by panels of four to five justices, and conducts proceedings to admit, suspend or disbar lawyers.APPELLATE DIVISIONNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
CENTRAL ISLIP LOCATIONCases under jurisdiction of family court include child negligence and abuse, juvenile delinquency, minors in need of supervision, adoption, guardianship, foster care, family offense, custody and visitation, paternity, child support, juvenile drug court and family treatment court.SuffolkCENTRAL ISLIP LOCATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY FAMILY COURT
COURT INFORMATION CENTER-NASSAUProvides assistance to self-represented litigants with procedural and other court related information to help navigate the court system. There are over 50 forms and instruction brochures available on the website, and in the office.NassauCOURT INFORMATION CENTER-NASSAUNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-MINEOLA
COURT INFORMATION CENTER-SUFFOLKProvides assistance to self-represented litigants with procedural and other court related information to help navigate the court system. There are over 50 forms and instruction brochures available on the website, and in the office.SuffolkCOURT INFORMATION CENTER-SUFFOLKNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-CENTRAL ISLIP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT-CENTRAL ISLIPHandles the prosecution of crimes committed between persons who are related by blood, by marriage, through child-in-common, or intimate cohabitants. Speakers Bureau discusses steps to take for victims of domestic violence. Government Funded. Serves Suffolk County.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT-CENTRAL ISLIPSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM/PROJECT SUPPORTProvides after court interviews to custodial and non-custodial parents on their newly ordered child support from Family Court. Provides parents with necessary forms and information on the child support process. Refers underemployed or unemployed non-custodial parents to Department of Labor for job assistance, training and resume writing. Free monthly seminar to all non-custodial parents explaining their legal rights and responsibilities.NassauEARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM/PROJECT SUPPORTEAC NETWORK
FIFTH DISTRICT COURT-ISLIPHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims, landlord-tenant proceedings and town ordinance cases. Jurisdiction is limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkFIFTH DISTRICT COURT-ISLIPSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
FIRST DISTRICT COURTHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims and landlord-tenant proceedings. Jurisdiction limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkFIRST DISTRICT COURTSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
FOURTH DISTRICT COURT-SMITHTOWNHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims, landlord-tenant proceedings and town ordinance cases. Jurisdiction is limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkFOURTH DISTRICT COURT-SMITHTOWNSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
IGNITION INTERLOCKOffers a program to reduce the incidence of drunk driving and to promote the public safety. Offenders will be required to install a breathalyzer in their motor vehicles with results of those tests reported to and monitored by the Probation Department.SuffolkIGNITION INTERLOCKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-CRIMINAL COURT DIVISION
INTERNSHIP PROGRAMProvides internship opportunities for recent high school graduates and college students interested in a variety of court related fields. Offers interns chance to work with a judge and staff on a variety of assignments including legal research, writing, administrative/clerical work.NassauINTERNSHIP PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-MINEOLA
JUSTICE COURTAdministers small claims, town code violations, civil actions, traffic tickets, and landlord/tenant disputes. Disposes criminal cases from violations to misdemeanors. Call for further information.JUSTICE COURTTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
JUSTICE COURTProcesses all criminal, civil, traffic and parking summonses issued within the town with the exceptions of the Incorporated Village of Quogue, Westhampton Beach, Southampton Village.SuffolkJUSTICE COURTTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
JUSTICE COURTMaintains all justice court files, dockets, and accounting records, small claims/civil cases and criminal cases.SuffolkJUSTICE COURTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
MATRIMONIAL COURTHandles matrimonial cases including child custody, visitation, child support, alimony, and paternity. Referral required. Appointment required.NassauMATRIMONIAL COURTNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-MINEOLA
MENTAL HEALTH COURTOffers Nassau County residents with mental health issues a dedicated court offering appropriate judicaial response. Judicial monitoring is provided to assure court mandated treatment plan is followed. Mental health management refers clients to treatment programs and related services as an alternative to incarceration.NassauMENTAL HEALTH COURTNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES
NEW YORK COURTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH INITIATIVEProvides a series of programs designed to enhance the public's knowledge of and confidence in the New York Court System. Outreach services are provided to foster partnerships between the courts and local governments, community and civic groups, schools and the legal profession. Programs and events include: Court Tours and Speakers Bureau, Justice for Seniors, Media seminars, Domestic Violence Awareness, Careers Day, NYS Fair, Court Open House Day, Juror Appreciation Week, and National Jury Summit. Services include classroom visits, educational videos, court user brochures and mentoring. Representatives go into schools to provide workshops on topics such as drug court, careers, court jurisdiction and structure. Initiatives to continue beyond 2000 include tours of facilities, mentoring programs and workshops.SuffolkNEW YORK COURTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH INITIATIVENEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-CENTRAL ISLIP
NEW YORK STATE COURT OF APPEALSHears appeals from the Appellate Divisions only, except in cases where a constitutional question is involved. There is no further appeal from its decisions except to the United States Court, and only in cases involving a federal constitutional question.NEW YORK STATE COURT OF APPEALSNEW YORK STATE COURT OF APPEALS
NEW YORK STATE COURT OF CLAIMSAdjudication of civil actions seeking damages against the State of New York and certain other governmental entities.NEW YORK STATE COURT OF CLAIMSNEW YORK STATE COURT OF CLAIMS
NEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-RIVERHEADHears cases including criminal and civil, personal injury, divorce, annulment proceedings, and equity suits. Appeals of Supreme Court cases go to the Appellate Division.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-RIVERHEADNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-RIVERHEAD
RIVERHEAD LOCATIONCases under jurisdiction of family court include child negligence and abuse, juvenile delinquency, minors in need of supervision, adoption, guardianship, foster care, family offense, custody and visitation, paternity, child support, juvenile drug court and family treatment court.SuffolkRIVERHEAD LOCATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY FAMILY COURT
SECOND CIRCUITEstablished to consider appeals in cases decided by federal trial courts. Decision of the Court of Appeals are final, except when they are subject to discretionary review or appeal to the Supreme Court.SECOND CIRCUITUNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
SECOND DISTRICT COURT-BABYLONHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims, landlord-tenant proceedings and town ordinance cases. Jurisdiction limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkSECOND DISTRICT COURT-BABYLONSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH DISTRICT COURT-BROOKHAVENHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims, landlord-tenant proceedings and town ordinance cases. Jurisdiction is limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkSIXTH DISTRICT COURT-BROOKHAVENSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
SUFFOLK COUNTY CHILDREN'S CENTER AT COHALAN COURTOffers an alternative to crowded court rooms and waiting areas for children of litigants of the court. The Children's Center is a safe, secure and nurturing environment for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. All children are cared for by trained, professional child care providers and volunteers. Community referrals are also provided. For further information or guidance in the selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at (631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at (516)358-9250.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY CHILDREN'S CENTER AT COHALAN COURTEAC NETWORK
SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF JURORSResponsible for providing qualified jurors for all the courts in Suffolk County. Supreme Court Building located at 1 Court Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. District Court located at Cohalan Court Complex, Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, NY 11722.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF JURORSSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF JURORS
SUFFOLK COUNTY-COUNTY COURTHandles criminal prosecutions of both felonies and lesser offenses committed within the county. Also has limited jurisdiction in civil cases up to $25,000.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY-COUNTY COURTSUFFOLK COUNTY-COUNTY COURT
SUFFOLK COUNTY SURROGATE COURTHears cases involving the affairs of decendents, including the probate of wills, and the administration of estates, guardianships and adoptions.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY SURROGATE COURTSUFFOLK COUNTY SURROGATE COURT
THIRD DISTRICT COURT-HUNTINGTONHandles civil cases, small claims, commercial claims, landlord-tenant proceedings and town ordinance cases. Jurisdiction limited to damages up to $15,000 small claims up to $5,000.SuffolkTHIRD DISTRICT COURT-HUNTINGTONSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, EDNYAdjuncts to the Federal District Courts. Exclusively concerned with the adjudication of cases filed under the Federal Bankruptcy Act. Call for more information.SuffolkUNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, EDNYUNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, EDNY
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT-LONG ISLANDHas jurisdiction in all criminal and civil matters related to violations of federal statutes and the United States Constitution. Decisions by Federal District Courts are subject to appeal to the Federal Court of Appeals.SuffolkUNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT-LONG ISLANDUNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT-LONG ISLAND
UNITED STATES SUPREME COURTHighest judicial tribunal in the United States.UNITED STATES SUPREME COURTUNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

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