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North Tonawanda City Court

Address
216 Payne Ave City Hall North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Phone
716-693-1010
Fax
716-743-1754
Hours
8AM-4PM; 8AM-4PM Summer hrs
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

Name, exact date of arrest, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1986, prior in books back to late 1970s.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Lockport City Court

Address
One Locks Plaza Municipal Bldg Lockport, NY 14094
Phone
716-439-6660
Fax
716-439-6684
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
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

Years Available

Criminal records in books from 1977 forward; computerized since 1988

Record Retrieval Methods

None

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Niagara Falls City Court

Address
Niagara Falls Municipal Center 1925 Main St Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Phone
716-278-9800
Fax
716-278-9809
Hours
9AM-5PM
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 in books from 1970

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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County Court

Address
Courthouse 175 Hawley St Lockport, NY 14094
Phone
716-439-7022 (Cty Clerk)
Fax
716-439-7066
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions under $25,000
Restricted Records
No sealed, youthful offender or sex abuse case records released
Civil Note
Current or pending only Supreme Court civil case look-up is at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.
General Note
All records are maintained at County Clerk Office, 175 Hawley St, Lockport, NY 14094, 716-439-7030.

Criminal Records

Required Information

Court will search if given a specific case file number or a complete name.

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1/96; prior records in books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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County Court

Address
County Clerk 175 Hawley St - Courthouse Lockport, NY 14094
Phone
716-439-7022
Fax
716-439-7066
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records
No sealed or youthful offender records released
Civil Note
Lookup current or pending Supreme Court civil cases at http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/FCASMain.
General Note
This court also directs criminal search requests to the OCA for a $65.00 statewide record check.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1/97; prior 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

Niagara County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Niagara County PO Box 461 Lockport, NY 14095
Phone
716-439-7025
Fax
716-439-7066
Hours
9AM-5PM (Summer 8:30AM-4:30PM)
Record Avalilability
Indices by instrument type. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1980's.

Courier Offices

Address
175 Hawley St, 1st Fl Lockport, NY 14094

County Assessor

Phone
716-439-7077

Treasurer

Phone
716-439-7007

Elections

Appraiser
716-438-4040

Vital

Appraiser
716-439-6676