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718 298-1323

Video Conference Request Form

Get Adobe Acrobat ReaderThe Queens Supreme Court Video Conference unit is located in the main building of the Kew Gardens courthouse, room 740. The Video Conference program is designed to accommodate attorney-client interviews, video court appearances, probation investigations, treatment program assessments and more.

The VC unit is equipped with two courtroom setups, five interview booths and two mobile units. With adequate notice, the VC unit can accommodate virtually any video conference request that is related to the operation of the court.

Uses of the Video Conference System:
  • Video Court Appearances
  • Attorney-Client interviews
  • Probation Investigations
  • Video Conference Meetings
  • Lunch and Learn Programs
  • Cases involving State prisoners
  • Out of state Video Conference requests
Benefits of Video Conferencing:
  • Reduce the need to transport prisoners
  • More timely probation reports
  • Reduce overcrowding in court pens
  • More attorney-client contacts

Video Court Appearances:
Video court appearances are subject to the guidelines set down in CPL 182 and Part 106 of the Rules of the Court. Video court appearances are not authorized for hearings, trials and certain pleas.

Scheduling Video Conferences:
To arrange an interview you must submit an interview request form by 3PM on the day prior to the interview.

Forms are available in the Kew Gardens Courthouse, Room 734.

Interviews will be scheduled for 30 minute intervals unless additional time is requested.

Forms can be submitted by Fax, on-line or in person.

Forms submitted in-person can be dropped off at the Kew Gardens main building, Room 734.

Request for interviews with State prisoners or out of state prisoners must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

If an interpreter is required for the interview, the attorney is responsible for bringing their own interpreter.

Note: Family members are not permitted to act as interpreters.

Hours of Operation:
Interview Times 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
Pat Glynn
(718) 298-1323

Fax Number:
(718) 520- 3566

E-Mail:
qvideo@courts.state.ny.us

Security:
To safeguard the attorney-client privilege, all VC equipment operates on secure lines prohibiting outside parties from intercepting information or making recordings of the interview.