Wills and Trusts

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Issues concerning the validity or interpretation of a will or trust. Also, the safekeeping of wills.

Where do I go?

The Probate Court where the deceased resided or the estate is located.…

Waiver of Parental Consent of Abortion

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Cases involving minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.

Where do I go?

The Family Court where the minor resides…

Traffic and Parking Civil Infractions

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Traffic offenses not serious enough to be classified as crimes, but serious enough to deserve sanctions other than jail. They include minor traffic violations such as speeding and parking violations.

Where do I go?

The District Court.…

Support

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

The determination of the amount of money for care of a child or spouse.

Where do I go?

The court where the divorce judgment was granted. If there was no divorce, then the Family Court where the plaintiff resides.…

State Law Civil Infractions

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Non-traffic civil infractions that are violations of a state law.

Where do I go?

The District Court.…

Small Claims

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Cases where the amount claimed does not exceed $1,750. There are no lawyers or juries and no right to appeal.

Where do I go?

The Family Court judge handles these cases.…

Personal Protection Orders (PPO)

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Actions seeking protection from individuals for criminal stalking or domestic abuse.

Where do I go?

Filing for a PPO is handled in the County Clerk’s office. Any judge of the Otsego County Court System will issue an order and handle the hearing.…

Paternity

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

The determination of legal fatherhood.

Where do I go?

The Family Court where the plaintiff resides.…

Parking Tickets

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

Improper parking violations.

Where do I go?

See the section under traffic and parking Civil Infractions.…

Parenting Time

Posted on June 19th, 2018

What is it?

The determination of time spent with the non-custodial parent.

Where do I go?

The Family Court.…

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