Most domestic violence cases in Brooklyn are heard in Brooklyn Criminal Court. This is an old building. You should arrive early for your court date because you will be required to go through metal detectors in order to get in. There is a huge rush of people in the morning, so get there on time.Below is more information on the building.


Supervising Judge
Hon. William Miller

Borough Chief Clerk
Antonio Diaz

Kings (Brooklyn) Criminal Court is located at 120 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn near Livingston Street & Smith Street.

Public Transportation Directions
Take the N, R or M train to the Lawrence Street Station; the G train to the Hoyt Street & Schermerhorn Street Station; the A, F or C train to the Jay Street Station; the 2, 3, 4 or 5 train to the Borough Hall Station.
Take the B67, B41 or B45 bus line to Livingston Street & Smith Street; the B63 or B65 bus line to Atlantic Avenue & Smith Street.

Arraignments [excluding Desk Appearance Tickets (DATs)]
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Desk Appearance Tickets (DATs), all other Court Parts, Clerk's Offices
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except holidays.
General Info: (347) 404-9400
Fax: (718) 643-5234