Court Hours and Holidays

The Clerk's Office in Brooklyn and Central Islip are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,  Monday through Friday, except for the following legal holidays:
 
AFTER HOUR FILINGS There is a drop box located in the lobby of the Brooklyn and Central Islip Clerk's Office. Pleadings deposited there after 5:00 p.m. will be deemed filed on the date they are clocked in.
FAX FILINGS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
 
 
2017 Federal Holidays
 
Monday, January 2* New Year’s Day
Monday, January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20** Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day and Monday, July 3rd
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10*** Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
*January 1, 2017 (the legal public holiday for New Year’s Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, January 2, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)
**This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees.
***November 11, 2017 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, November 10, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)