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Bronx Civil

The Building opens 8:30 am, M-F, for litigants to go through magnetometers.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The General Clerk’s Office is open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.

Small Claims offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F., and open 9:00 am - 8:00 pm on Thursday only. The Small Claims Cashier closes at 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F and at 7:30 pm on Thursdays only.

Thursday Evening Small Claims Courtroom hours are 6:00 pm until 12:00 am. Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm.

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Bronx Housing

The Building opens 8:30 am and closes at 3:45 PM (until 5:00 pm for emergency applications), M-F, for litigants to go through magnetometers.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

Cashiering Services are open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and close at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Landlord/Tenant offices general hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm, Thursdays, with some exceptions for Interpreters, Answers and Orders To Show Cause.

Windows for Interpreters, Answers and Orders To Show Cause are open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and until 7:00 pm, Thursdays.

The HP (“Housing Part” tenant-initiated cases) window opens 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M-F, and is closed 1:00pm - 2:00 pm, M-F.

The Help Center is open from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and 9:00 am - 7:00 pm on Thursdays. The Help Center closes 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, M-F.

The Childcare Center is closed until further notice. (Due to budget cuts.)

Landlord/Tenant offices (Commercial Part/ NYCHA/ Illegal lockouts-unrepresented litigants) general hours are 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.

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Harlem

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The General Clerk’s Office is open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.

Cashiering Services are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F, except on every other Thursday when evening court is scheduled, the Landlord & Tenant Cashier closes at 6:30 p.m. and the Small Claims Cashier closes at 7:30 pm.

Landlord/Tenant offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, on every other Thursday when evening court is scheduled.

Small Claims offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, on every other Thursday when evening court is scheduled.

Evening Small Claims courtroom hours are 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm., (every other Thursday only). Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm.

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Kings

The Building opens at 8:30 am and closes at 3:45 pm (until 5:00 pm for emergency applications, such as evictions scheduled for the next day). On Thursdays, the building is open until 12 am (midnight) for Evening Small Claims.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The General Clerk’s Office is open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.

All Cashiering Services are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F, except the Landlord & Tenant Cashier closes at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, and the Small Claims Cashier closes at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Landlord/Tenant offices are open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm, Thursdays.

Small Claims offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Thursdays.

Evening Small Claims courtroom hours are 5:00 pm until 12:00 am. Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm. (Thursdays only)

The Help Center is open from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and 9:30 am - 7:00 pm on Thursdays. The Help Center closes 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, M-F.

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New York

The Building opens at 8:30 am and closes at 3:45 PM (until 5:00 pm for emergency applications), M-F, for litigants to go through magnetometers.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The General Clerk’s Office is open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.

Cashiering Services are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F, except the Landlord & Tenant Cashier closes at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, and the Small Claims Cashier closes at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Landlord/Tenant offices are open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm, Thursdays.

Small Claims offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Thursdays.

Small Claims courtroom hours are 5:00 pm until 12:00 am. Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm.

The Help Center is open from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and 9:30 am - 7:00 pm on Thursdays. The Help Center closes 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, M-F.

The Childcare Center is closed until further notice. (Due to budget cuts.).

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Queens

The Building opens at 8:30 am and closes at 3:45 pm (until 5:00 pm for emergency applications), M-F. All visitors must go through magnetometers.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The General Clerk’s Office is open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.

Cashiering Services are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, except the Landlord & Tenant Cashier closes at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, and the Small Claims Cashier closes at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Landlord/Tenant offices are open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W, and F, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm, Thursdays.

Small Claims offices are open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Thursdays (Cashier for new filings closes at 7:30 pm).

On Thursdays, Small Claims courtroom hours are 5:00 pm until 12:00 am. Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm.

The Help Center is open from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, M,T,W and F, and 9:30 am - 7:00 pm on Thursdays. The Help Center closes 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, M-F.

The Childcare Center is closed until further notice. (Due to budget cuts.)

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Richmond

The Building opens at 9:00 am and closes at 3:45 pm (until 5:00 pm for emergency applications), M,T,W, Th and F. On Thursdays when evening court is scheduled (3rd Thursday of each month) the court opens at 8:00 am and closes at the end of the evening session. Visitors must go through magnetometers.

Courtrooms generally open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, and are closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The first call of the morning calendar is usually 9:30 am, but you must check your court papers for locations and times.

The Clerk’s Office is generally open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F, with the following exceptions:

On Thursdays when evening court is scheduled (3rd Thursday of each month) the Landlord & Tenant counter is generally open 8:00 am - 7:00 p.m. (L&T Cashier closes at 6:30P pm), and the Small Claims counter is generally open 9:00 am - 8:00 p.m (Small Claims Cashier closes at 7:30 pm).

Small Claims courtroom hours are 5:00 pm until 12:00 am., (3rd Thursday of month only). Calendar call starts at 6:30 pm.

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Redhook

The Building opens at 9:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm., M,T,W, Th and F. Visitors must go through magnetometers.

The Courtroom is open from 9:30 pm to 4:30 pm., M,T,W, Th and F.

The Clerk's Office is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, M,T,W, Th and F.

The Landlord and Tenant Cashier is open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, M,T,W, Th and F.

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