Columbia County, New York Courthouse

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Columbia County Courthouse

401 Union Street
Hudson, NY 12534

Columbia County Court

401 Union Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Fax (518) 828-1603
Hours: Generally 9-5 on weekdays
Cases handled:

  • Mainly felonies
  • Criminal cases

Columbia County also has town and village courts

Columbia Surrogate's Court

401 Union Street
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: (518) 828-0414
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (except State Holidays)
The Court has the following records:

  • Deceased persons estates
  • Adoption and guardianship proceedings for persons under age 18 

Columbia County Supreme Court

Columbia County Courthouse
401 Union Street
Hudson, NY 12534
The Columbia County Supreme court is part of the 3rd Judicial District. It has broad authority over all categories of cases, including :

  • Civil seeking monetary damages greater than $25,000
  • Criminal matters.
  • It is the only court with the authority to address matters related to the termination of a marriage, including separation, annulment and divorce.