Absence or Emergency If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call 718-262-7200 after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 718-262-7200 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Court Hours Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day. Court sessions rarely go beyond 5:00 p.m.
Electronics Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas. They must be turned off during jury selection and trial. There is public access Wi-Fi in the County courthouse. There are computer work stations in the jury assembly room.
Meals There is a mid-day lunch break. All meals are your responsibility. Restaurants and fast food chains are in the area. Vending machines with snacks and soda are available in Kew Gardens and Jamaica. Glass bottles are not permitted in the building. Lunch and dinner are furnished to deliberating jurors.
Public Transportation is Recommended For travel information call: (718) 330-1234 or visit the web at: www.mta.info . The court does not pay for fares, parking fees or parking violations.
Security Court Officers are stationed throughout the court. Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter. Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process. Weapons or dangerous instruments of any kind are prohibited from the court buildings. Your cooperation is appreciated in this effort to keep our facility safe.