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Welcome to the website of the Civil Court of the City of New York, one of the busiest courts in the world.

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 of New 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.
















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