Orange County Court

Find Orange County New York courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Blooming Grove Town Court 6 Horton Road Washingtonville NY 10992 845-496-7631

Chester Town Court 1786 Kings Highway Chester NY 10918 845-469-9541

Chester Village Court 47 Main Street Chester NY 10918 845-469-8584

Cornwall Town Court 183 Main Street Cornwall-on-Hudson NY 12518 845-534-8717

Crawford Town Court 121 Route 302 Pine Bush NY 12566 845-744-2435

Deerpark Town Court 420 U.s. 209 Huguenot NY 12746 845-856-2928

Florida Village Court 33 South Main Street Florida NY 10921 845-651-4940

Goshen Town Court 41 Webster Avenue Goshen NY 10924 845-294-6477

Goshen Village Court 276 Main Street Goshen NY 10924 845-294-5826

Greenville Town Court II 1537 U.s. 6 Port Jervis NY 12771 845-856-4813

Greenwood Lake Village Court 47 Waterstone Road Greenwood Lake NY 10925 845-477-9218

Hamptonburgh Town Court 18 Bull Road Campbell Hall NY 10916 845-427-2424

Harriman Village Court 1 Church Street Harriman NY 10926 845-782-6853

Highlands Town Court 254 Main Street Highland Falls NY 10928 845-446-8666

Maybrook Village Court 111 Schipps Lane Maybrook NY 12543 845-427-2224

Middletown City Court 2 James Street Middletown NY 10940 845-476-3630

Minisink Town Court PO Box 349 Westtown NY 10998 845-726-3700

Monroe Town Court 17 Lake Street Monroe NY 10950 845-782-8404

Monroe Village Court 17 Stage Road Monroe NY 10950 845-782-8721

Montgomery Town Court 110 Bracken Road Montgomery NY 12549 845-457-2620

About Orange County Courts

Courts in Orange County, NY are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Orange County and New York law and are housed in Orange County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Orange County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Orange County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Orange County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Orange County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Orange County background checks
Orange County Court Records

Orange County court records are available to the public at the Orange County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Orange County Courthouses.

Orange County Trial Courts

Orange County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Orange County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Orange County Probate Courts and Orange County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Orange County, New York

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Orange County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

New York Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Orange County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in New York are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in New York state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the New York Supreme Court.