Jurisdiction

The Second Department is comprised of the 10 downstate counties of Richmond, Kings, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, and Putnam. The court hears civil appeals from the Supreme Court, Surrogate’s Court, Family Court, and Court of Claims and criminal appeals from the Supreme Court and County Court in those 10 counties.

Court Information:
Supreme Court of the State of New York
45 Monroe Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 875-1300

UNIFIED RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
APPELLATE DIVISION: ALL DEPARTMENTS
Revised June 28, 2018
Effective September 17, 2018


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