Westchester County Courts

Westchester County occupies 450 square miles and lies on the northern border of the Bronx, New York. It has a population of 950,000 and is surrounded by water on two sides, the Long Island Sound to the east and the Hudson River to the west. Putnam County is to the north. It has six cities, nineteen towns and twenty villages. It has a number of notable features, including Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Croton Gorge Park, the Hudson River Museum, Kykuit, Old Croton Aqueduct and the Old Croton Trail, Philipsburg Manor, Playland, Teatown Lake Reservation, the Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra and Yonkers Raceway. In 2007, Westchester had 21,000 incidents of serious crime, from 13,000 thefts through 29 murders.

The City of White Plains is the county seat of government. The Westchester County Supreme, County, Family and Surrogates Courts are all located there. The Family Court also has branches in New Rochelle and Yonkers. The Supreme Court handles all kinds of matters. The County Court handles mostly serious criminal matters. The Family Court handles family and juvenile matters and the Surrogates Court presides over estate matters. The County's courts are located as follows:

Westchester County Supreme Court, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 824-5300/5400.

Westchester County Court, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 824-5300/5400.

Westchester County Family Court in White Plains, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 824-5500.

Westchester County Family Court in New Rochelle, 420 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, (914) 831-6590.

Westchester County Family Court in Yonkers, 53 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701, (914) 831-6555.

Westchester County Surrogates Court, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 19th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 824-5656.

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Westchester County's local town and village courts are as follows: