Court records in NYS are governed by the Unified Court Administration and not the NY State Archives.  The UCA has very stringent microfilm specifications.  Disposal of court records has to be formally requested and approved by the UCA.

Suzanne Etherington, Ph.D., C.A.
Region 6 Advisory Officer
New York State Archives
Binghamton State Office Bldg., #1604
44 Hawley St., Binghamton 13901
voice: 607/721-8428
fax: 607/721-8431
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