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Riverhead Justice Court begins evening sessions for small claims cases tonight

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The first night court in Riverhead Town Justice Court's history will be held today beginning at 6 p.m. The court will adjudicate small claims cases...
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Towns, villages settle Legal Aid Society suit over lack of private conference space in justice courts

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Riverhead has agreed, in a stipulation of settlement, to modify a small conference room to create a safe place for confidential attorney-client meetings in Riverhead Justice Court, but the court facilities' other problems — including overcrowding and security issues the justices say are urgent — remain unaddressed.

Southold teacher charged in fatal DWI crash gets driver’s license back

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Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith today granted a defense lawyer's application to cancel the driver's license suspension ordered on Jan. 14 in the DWI prosecution of former Southold High School teacher Diane O'Neill, who remains free on $10,000 bail.
A prisoner is brought before Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith Monday. With him is the court's Spanish interpreter Zyta Piegari. (RiverheadLOCAL photo by Denise Civiletti)

Legal Aid Society sues Riverhead, other East End towns and villages over local justice court facilities

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Legal Aid Society, citing 'systematic and continuous violation of the constitutional rights of indigent individuals' seeks to move arraignments to Central Islip.
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