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Suffering an arrest and being held in custody or receiving a Desk Appearance Ticket (DAT) means that you will now be dealing with the Brooklyn Criminal Court system. The Criminal Court handles a multitude of cases including returns on a warrant, misdemeanors, felonies and DWI violations, not to mention Drug crime and Sex Crime matters. In the case of a misdemeanor violation, the Brooklyn Criminal Court will deal with the matter from the initial Arraignment process through the trial and sentencing phase. In the case of a felony, the court will hear the arraignment and indictment phases. After this, felony cases are transferred to the Supreme Court. Brooklyn Traffic Ticket violations are not handled by this court (if need information for this, click on the link). For information with regard to your specific matter contact a Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer from our office. Moreover, if this matter involves the Federal Court sitting in Brooklyn (the Eastern District) contact a Federal Criminal Lawyer from our office for supplemental information
Brooklyn (Kings) Criminal Court is located at 120 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, by Livingston Street and Smith Street.
The Brooklyn Supreme Court is at 360 Adams Street, Brooklyn, at Adams and Joralemon Steet, off Fulton Street.
Public Transportation Directions to Criminal Court:
Take the M, R or N train to the Lawrence Street Station; take the G train to the Hoyt Street and Schermerhorn Street Station; the A, F or C train to the Jay St. Station; the 2,3,4 or 5 train to the Borough Hall Station.
Take B67, B41, or B45 bus to Livingston Street & Smith Street; B63 or B65 bus to Atlantic Avenue & Smith Street.
Public Transportation Directions to Supreme Court:
Take the 2,3,4,5,R or M train to Court Street/Borough Hall;
Take the A,F or C train to Jay Street Borough Hall;
Take any bus that goes to Borough Hall.
Criminal Court Arraignment Hours (excluding Desk Appearance Tickets):
Monday through Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Criminal Court Desk Appearance Ticket Hours and other Court Business:
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. excluding holidays
General Court Hours fro Supreme Court: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
General Information Phone Number (Criminal): (347) 404-9400
General Information Phone Number (Supreme Court): (347)404-9772
Handling a Criminal Court matter can be daunting process without the aid of a Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer. Call the office of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for guidance and a free consultation. We have an office conveniently located nearby, whether you are in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau County, Suffolk County or Westchester County. Our New York Criminal Lawyers service all of New York City and Long Island and their respective New York Criminal Courts. Call us today for your appointment and free consultation at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW.