Last updated: October 31, 2013
Newburgh is a city prideful of its colonial history, as it is the small-town that General George Washington used as his headquarters during the revolutionary war. In addition to its rich history, the “Crossroads of the Northeast” is known for many other things -- a top-notch motorcycle museum, the beautiful Hudson River, and a picturesque landscape filled with farms for apple picking or lakes for fishing.
If you’re a resident of Orange County, you know there are several of courthouses in the area. If you have a criminal, civil, probate or family law matter, it’s probably in the Supreme or Surrogate’s Court.
Parking: Parking and handicapped parking are available in the municipal lot. Bus service is very limited. The Shortline Bus Service drops you off in the Village of Goshen, which is a mile from the Court. The Metro North Train Station is further than a mile from the Court.
Divisions: Criminal, Civil, Family
Note: Unlike most states, The Supreme Court in New York is the trial court. Most criminal and civil matters will be heard here.
Note: The Surrogate's Court hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, including the probate of wills and the administration of estates.
Parking: Click here for driving directions. Parking and handicapped parking is available in front of the building. Additional parking is available across the street.
Division: Traffic, Civil, Landlord/Tenant
Note: This court handles felony arraignments, misdemeanors, civil lawsuits involving claims of up to $15,000 and more.
Division: Parking, Traffic, Criminal, Civil, Landlord/Tenant
Note: This court handles misdemeanors felony arraignments, traffic and parking infractions, violations of Newburgh Town Code, evictions, and Civil Lawsuits not exceeding $3000.
Division: Criminal, Civil, Traffic,
Note: In addition to criminal and parking matters, this court hears The Court handles small claims with a monetary limit of $3000.
Parking: There are several pay lots in the area.