Dutchess New York
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Dutchess County Criminal & Court Records

Supreme & County Court

Address
10 Market St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3203
Phone
845-4431-1710
Fax
845-473-5403
Hours
9AM-5PM
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
For countywide record search, see the County Clerk, otherwise this court recommends the $65.00 statewide search via the OCA. Current/pending Supreme Court civil cases are online at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, aliases

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1847; on computer back to 1987

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Poughkeepsie City Court

Address
62 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone
845-483-8200
Fax
845-485-6795
Hours
8AM-4PM; counter until 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
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.

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1990

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Beacon City Court

Address
1 Municipal Plaza, #2 Beacon, NY 12508
Phone
845-838-5030
Fax
845-838-5041
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed or youthful offender records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, DOB, years to search; also helpful- address.

Click here to run on-site court house search

County Clerk

Address
22 Market St, 2nd Fl Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3203
Phone
845-486-2139- records; main- 845-486-2120
Fax
n/a
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil
Restricted Records
No sealed or youthful offender records released
Civil Note
Access to current/pending WebCivil Supreme Court civil cases is free at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.
General Note
Countywide search requests made to the County Clerk are processed in the manner described below. Civil search requests are considered separate for criminal searches.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, aliases

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1847; on computer back to 1987

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Dutchess County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Dutchess County 22 Market St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone
845-486-2120
Fax
845-486-2138
Hours
9AM-4:45PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include grantor/grantee, mortgagee, judgment debtor, lis pendens, etc. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1986 for civil, 1997 for criminal cases, and 1989 for land records.

Courier Offices

Address
22 Market St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

County Assessor

Phone
845-486-2140

Treasurer

Phone
845-431-2025

Elections

Appraiser
845-486-2477