Queens Criminal Court
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If you or someone you know has been placed under arrest or has received a Desk Appearance Ticket, or has been returned on a warrant you may be feeling overwhelmed, and a bit confused. The following will provide you with some useful information regarding the court system, including the court location, hours of operation and directions.
The Queens Criminal Court will hear various types of criminal matters, covering everything from a violation to a misdemeanors and a Felony. The types of cases the court may hear include: DWI, Grand Larceny, a weapon charge or a white collar crime or a criminal charge of driving with a suspended license. Procedurally, all of the New York Criminal Courts will handle a misdemeanor matter from beginning (Arraignment) to end (trial). A Felony will be handled here only pre-indictment, and will then move to the Supreme Court for the duration of the case. If you have received a Queens Traffic Ticket, be advised that these are handled by the local traffic court system (click on the link for more information). Please contact a Queens Criminal Lawyer before making any important legal decision.
Queens Supreme Court
125-01 Queens Blvd.
Kew Garden, NY 11415
Court Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday/closed holidays).
Parking: There is a parking lot located behind the court building at the intersection of 126th Street and 82nd Street.
Directions: The Supreme Court is located on Queens Boulevard at 82 Avenue, 1 block East of Union Tpke. If you are coming from the North or the West, take Grand Central Parkway or Van Wyck Exp. at the Queens Blvd. exit and head East. From the South, take Van Wyck Exp. at Queens Blvd. exit, court will be on the right hand side.
Public Transportation: Train: Take F or E trains, which stop at Union Turnpike. The courthouse will be one block East. By Bus: Take Q46 or Q60, which stop near the courthouse.
General Information Phone Number: (718) 298-1000
Queens Criminal Court
125-01 Queens Blvd. near Hoover Avenue and 82nd Avenue. The Summons Part is in the Borough Hall Building across the street.
Arraignments (excluding Desk Appearance Tickets)
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Desk Appearance Tickets (DATs)/all other court business:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. excluding holidays
General Information Phone Number: (718) 298-0792
Public Transportation Directions:
Take the E or F train to Union Turnpike Station. Q60, Q37, Q74, & Q46 buses all make stops near the Courthouse.
If you find yourself in a situation where you are facing a New York State Criminal Court matter, a New York Criminal Lawyers from the office of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC can provide legal guidance and support. Our office can provide you with a free case evaluation. Call us for an appointment today at any of our New York locations from Queens to Manhattan, Westchester County to all of Long Island including Nassau County and Suffolk County. Phone us today at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW for a free consultation. Further, if you find your self involved in a Federal matter contact us and ask to speak with a New York Federal Criminal Lawyer.