Columbia New York
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Columbia County Criminal & Court Records

Hudson City Court

Address
429 Warren St Hudson, NY 12534
Phone
518-828-3100
Fax
518-828-3628
Hours
8AM-3:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed, expunged, adoption, sex offense, juvenile or mental health records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

None

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

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Supreme & County Court

Address
401 Union St Hudson, NY 12534
Phone
518-828-7858
Fax
518-828-1603
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
Civil Note
Historical records are not online, but access to current/pending Supreme Court civil cases is at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.
General Note
This court does not hold closed case records. It directs criminal search requests to the OCA for a $65.00 statewide record check. However, for a countywide search, see the County Clerk in a separate listing.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1993, prior on cards to 1985

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

County Clerk

Address
560 Warren St Hudson, NY 12534
Phone
518-828-3339
Fax
518-828-5299
Hours
9AM-4:45PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
Civil Note
Lookup current or pending Supreme Court civil cases at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.
General Note
Supreme and County courts are actually located at 401 Union in Hudson, but records for both courts are located at the County Clerk's Office as listed above.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1993, prior on cards to 1985

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Columbia County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Columbia County 560 Warren St Hudson, NY 12534
Phone
518-828-3339
Fax
518-828-5299
Hours
9AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1972; some back to 1972.

Courier Offices

Address
560 Warren St Hudson, NY 12534

County Assessor

Phone
518-828-7334

Treasurer

Phone
518-828-0513

Elections

Appraiser
518-828-3115