Cortland County
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Public Records in Cortland

Type of Record
Availability
Court Runner Service
COURT
Unavailable
SEX OFFENDER
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FELONIES
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MISDEMEANORS
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ARREST
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TRAFFIC
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WARRANT
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Cortland County Criminal & Court Records

County Clerk

Address
46 Greenbush St, #105 Cortland, NY 13045
Phone
607-753-5021
Fax
607-753-5378
Hours
9PM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil
Restricted Records
No sealed or youthful offender records released
Civil Note
Online access at the home page gives judgments and other county clerk records.
General Note
Countywide search requests made to the County Clerk are processed in the manner described below. The fax number is not for public use.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Supreme & County Court

Address
46 Greenbush St, #301 Cortland, NY 13045
Phone
607-753-5013
Fax
646-963-6452
Hours
9AM-5PM (in July/Aug 8:30AM-4:30PM)
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil
Restricted Records
No sealed or youthful offender 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
Direct record search requests to the County Clerk, see separate listing. Online access to current/pending Supreme Court civil cases is at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain. Criminal online access is via the state OCA statewide system.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1986, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Cortland City Court

Address
25 Court St Cortland, NY 13045
Phone
607-428-5420
Fax
607-428-5435
Hours
8:15AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
Civil Note
WebCivil Local at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/ecourtsMain contains information on both active and disposed Civil Court cases. Search by index number, party name, attorney/firm name or judge. No fee.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, prior in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Cortland County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Cortland County 46 Greenbush St, #105 Cortland, NY 13045-3702
Phone
607-753-5021
Fax
607-753-5378
Hours
9AM-5PM; 8:30AM-4:30PM Summer hours
Record Avalilability
Indices by instrument type. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1808.

Courier Offices

Address
46 Greenbush St #105 Courthouse

County Assessor

Phone
607-756-3455

Treasurer

Phone
607-753-5070

Elections

Appraiser
607-753-5032

Vital

Appraiser
607-756-6521