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Lewis County - County Court


Administration

7660 State Street,
3rd Floor
Lowville, NY 13367
Phone: (315) 376-5380
Fax: (315) 376-1656

Multi-Bench Judge
Hon. Daniel R. King

Chief Clerk I
Bart R. Pleskach

Lewis County Courthouse Photo

Overview

The County Court is located in each county outside New York City. It is authorized to handle the prosecution of all crimes committed within the county. It has exclusive authority to handle trials in felony matters and shares authority with the local city, and town and village courts to handle trials in misdemeanor cases (offenses punishable by less than one year in prison) and other minor offenses and violations. The County Court also has limited authority to hear civil cases involving monetary awards of $25,000 or less.

Please note that the Court Clerk's Office is prohibited from providing legal advice. This would include assisting you in the completion of forms such as separation agreements, uncontested divorces, and applications for name changes. If you should require assistance, we recommend that you seek the advice of an attorney.

The following agencies may be able to assist you:

  • Legal Aide Society
    315-376-8202 or 315-732-2131
  • State Bar Referral Service
    1-800-342-3661
5th Judicial District