Certificate of disposition

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A certificate of disposition is a New York court document that indicates the current status of a case or its final disposition.[1]

Availability[edit]

Certificates of Disposition are available from the clerk's office in either the Criminal Court or the Supreme Court, Criminal Term, both trial courts in New York City.[2] It is also available in all other city courts in Upstate New York, for example, Binghamton, New York,[3] and Plattsburgh, New York.[4]

Only the criminal defendant, defendants representation, or a person with written and notarized permission of the defendant, can access this court record.[2][3][4][5]

There are 13 branches of New York City Criminal Courts,[6] and five branches of the Supreme Court handling felonies in New York City.[7] There are also 61 city courts outside of New York City.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "what is a certificate of disposition". 
  2. ^ a b "How do I obtain a certificate of disposition?". New York State Unified Court System, Appellate Division, First Department. n.d. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Certificate of Disposition". New York State Unified Court System, Binghamton City Court. n.d. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Criminal Court: CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCHES AND CERTIFICATES OF DISPOSITION". New York State Unified Court System, Plattsburgh City Court. n.d. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  5. ^ N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law § 160.50.
  6. ^ "Find the Court: Criminal Court NYC". New York State Unified Court System. n.d. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ "SUPREME COURT, CIVIL & CRIMINAL TERMS". New York State Unified Court System. n.d. Retrieved July 2, 2013.