Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General Information

Q. I have a question on the Lemon Law?

Call the New York State Attorney General’s Office at 585 546-7430.

Q. Who can I contact to register a complaint against my attorney?

Call the Monroe County Bar Association – 585-546-1817.

Q. I need the phone number for Small Claims Court.

The address/location of Rochester City Court - Small Claims Court is:
Hall of Justice
Rochester, NY 14614 Phone: 585 428-2444

Q. I need the phone number for Monroe County Legal Assistance.

Monroe County Legal Assistance is located at:
80 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585 325-2520

Q. I need the phone number for the Monroe County Bar Association.

The Monroe County Bar Association is located at:
One Exchange Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585 546-1817

Q. Can you check to see if a person has been arrested?

Questions regarding prisoners should be directed to the Sheriff’s Department.

Q. Have a legal question or requesting an attorney for a personal matter and would like to speak to an attorney?

The Law Department is not allowed to answer these types of legal questions as they are strictly attorneys for their one client - Monroe County. Call the Monroe County Bar Association 585 546-1817.

Q. Can you check to see if there is a local law on a certain subject?

All local laws are included in the Monroe County Charter or you may contact the Monroe County Legislature’s Office at 585 753-1950.

Q. Can you give me the current amount I owe on my MC taxes?

Call the Monroe County Treasurer’s Office.

Q. I want information regarding the County’s In Rem Foreclosure?

The law firm of Phillips Lytle LLP now handles these matters. You may call them at 585 238-2000.

Q. I want information on the foreclosed property and other property that is being auctioned off in the COB lobby?

The law firm of Phillips Lytle LLP now handles these matters. You may call them at 585 238-2000.

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