Addresses and information on New York small claims courts and filings.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Small Claims Court 3223 Union Rd Ste 1 Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1080 Phone:(716) 686`3529
Cy CT Dept Small Claims 411 Oriskany St W Utica, NY 13502-3515 Phone:(315) 724`8157
N Y City Claims New York, NY 10001 Phone:(212) 669`8750
Tuchahoe Village of Court Clerk 65 Main St Ste 205 Tuckahoe, NY 10707 Phone:(914) 967`4787
United States Government Dist Court SDNY 300 Quarropas St White Plains, NY 10601-4140 Phone:(914) 390`4040
District Court 400 Carleton Ave Central Islip, NY 11722-4504 Phone:(631) 853`7500
2nd District Court House 30 E Hoffman Ave Lindenhurst, NY 11757-5001 Phone:(631) 854`1121
Suffolk County District Court 1850 New York Ave Huntington Station, NY 11746-2903 Phone:(631) 854`4545
United States District Court 15 Henry St Binghamton, NY 13901-2723 Phone:(607) 773`2710
United States District Court Edny 100 Federal Plz Central Islip, NY 11722-4438 Phone:(631) 712`6000
Us District Court 716 Us Court House Buffalo, NY 14202-3405 Phone:(716) 551`4226
US Federal District Court 10 Broad St Utica, NY 13501-1233 Phone:(315) 793`8151
2ND Circuit Court 40 Foley Square, Suite: 104, New York, NY 10007-1507 Phone:(212) 805`6705
Blooming Grove Court Clerk 6 Horton Rd Washingtonville, NY 10992-1436 Phone:(845) 496`7631