Each year, over 625,000 civil cases are filed in the Civil Court. 120 Civil Court Judges are elected to serve in the court. The Judges assigned to the Civil Court and over 1,000 non-judicial employees work together to serve the people ofNew York City. Our court is where everyday people come to resolve their everyday civil legal problems.
Whether you are a local merchant, a consumer, a debtor, or a creditor, the Civil Court is dedicated to providing access to fair and efficient justice. We hope our website will provide you with the information you need concerning the Civil Court. We continue to strive to ensure that the Civil Court is a court for all the people of New York City.
141 Livingston Street (Map)
(Corner of Smith Street)
Brooklyn, New York 11201
2, 3, 4, or 5 train to Borough Hall station
A, C or F train to Jay Street/Borough Hall station
M, N or R train to Lawrence Street/Metro Tech station
B25, B26, B37, B38, or B52 bus to Fulton & Jay Street
B41, B45, or B67 bus to Livingston & Smith Street