N.Y. Judiciary Law Section 182
Number of judges of the county court in each county


The number of judges of the county court in each county shall be as follows: Subd. Name of county Subd. Name of county 1. Albany, two;

28.

Nassau, fourteen;

2.

Allegany, two;

29.

Niagara, two;

3.

Broome, two;

30.

Oneida, two;

4.

Cattaraugus, two;

31.

Onondaga, three;

5.

Cayuga, one;

32.

Ontario, two;

6.

Chautauqua, one;

33.

Orange, three;

7.

Chemung, two;

34.

Orleans, one;

8.

Chenango, one;

35.

Oswego, two;

9.

Clinton, one;

36.

Otsego, two;

10.

Columbia, two;

37.

Putnam, two;

11.

Cortland, two;

38.

Rensselaer, two;

12.

Delaware, one;

39.

Rockland, three;

13.

Dutchess, two;

40.

St. Lawrence, one;

14.

Erie, five;

41.

Saratoga, one;

15.

Essex, one;

42.

Schenectady, one;

16.

Franklin, one;

43.

Schoharie, one;

17.

Fulton, two;

44.

Schuyler, one;

18.

Genesee, one;

45.

Seneca, one;

19.

Greene, two;

46.

Steuben, two;

20.

Hamilton, one;

47.

Suffolk, eleven;

21.

Herkimer, one;

48.

Sullivan, two;

22.

Jefferson, one;

49.

Tioga, one;

23.

Lewis, one;

50.

Tompkins, three;

24.

Livingston, two;

51.

Ulster, one;

25.

Madison, two;

52.

Warren, one;

26.

Monroe, six;

53.

Washington, two;

27.

Montgomery, one;

54.

Wayne, three;

55.

Westchester, eight;

56.

Wyoming, two;

57.

Yates, one. In those counties having more than one judge of the county court, the compensation of each such judicial officer shall be the same and the powers, duties and jurisdiction of each of said judges shall be coordinate and coequal. However, in the absence of a designation pursuant to § 217 (Judicial associations)section 217 of this law, the county judge senior in point of service, shall be vested with all administrative powers and duties appertaining to that court. No person may serve in the office of judge of the county court unless he or she has been admitted to practice law in the state of New York for at least five years as of the date he or she commences the duties of office.

Source: Section 182 — Number of judges of the county court in each county, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/JUD/182 (updated Jun. 28, 2019; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Last modified:
Jun. 28, 2019

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