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Law: Courts

This guide is all about personal law.

Court Structure

The names of courts can be confusing! The United States Supreme Court is the highest court in the land; but the New York Supreme Courts are lower level courts. To see the differences, check out these two websites.

Criminal Court

Library Services

Request books from Suffolk Libraries about representing yourself in court.

Read about representing yourself in court.

Great Websites

These sites will help you navigate the court system, or search for Federal or New York State cases.

Jury Service

Here are the official sites for information about jury service.

Directions to Courthouses

Civil Court