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Cornegy and Wright Round Table

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    In the evening on March 8, 2018, OATH Commissioner Fidel Del Valle co-hosted a “Commissioner’s Community Roundtable” with Council Member Robert Cornegy in conjunction with Assemblywoman Tremaine S. Wright. The event took place at Restoration Plaza in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Mayor De Blasio signing Criminal Justice Reform Act
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    The Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) went into effect on June 13, 2017. The law gives the NYPD and other enforcement agencies the option to issue a civil summons that is filed with the OATH Hearings Division, instead of a criminal summons which is filed in Criminal Court. The law also makes Community Service a penalty option for those summonses that are contested at in-person OATH hearings.
Remote Hearing Methods
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    Did you receive a summons from the Sanitation Department, Parks Department, NYPD or Health Department?

    You can fight nearly every type of summons issued by those agencies using OATH’s convenient, Remote Hearing methods.
OATH Help logo
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    You do not need a lawyer to represent you at OATH hearings but if you need help understanding why you received a City summons and how to respond to it, you can contact the OATH Help Center online or visit a Help Center in person. There is a Help Center at all OATH Hearings Division locations. No appointment is necessary; just walk in during regular business hours.

WINTER STORM UPDATE: OATH will automatically reschedule hearings scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 21st if someone does not appear for a scheduled hearing. New hearing dates will be sent in the mail.

As of 1:30PM on Wednesday, please note that OATH expects to be operating on a normal schedule on Thursday March 22nd and does not expect to be automatically rescheduling hearings that are scheduled for Thursday, March 22nd. Any changes to hearings scheduled for Thursday will be immediately posted here.

Find Copies of Summonses
and Case Status Information

You can search for a summons, see a copy of the summons, and find your OATH hearing date by using the OATH Summons Finder. You can search for this information by name, address or the summons number.

Go to the Summons Finder

Note: Summonses issued to for hire vehicles or restaurants, and summonses issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs are not currently available using the Summons Finder.