The New York State trial courts for Cattaraugus County include Supreme Court, County Court, Family Court and Surrogate Court. There are two multi-bench county court judges who preside in County, Family and Surrogate Court and are assigned as acting supreme court justices.
The judges are required to be proficient in various areas of legal practice and procedure since they hear cases in all four courts. The judges are elected to ten-year terms. The Cattaraugus County Court facilities are located in Little Valley and Olean.
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Hon. Moses Mark Howden
One Leo Moss Drive, Olean, NY 14760
Hon. Jeremiah J. Moriarty III
303 Court Street - 2nd Floor, Little Valley, NY 14755
Hon. Ronald D. Ploetz
303 Court Street, Little Valley, NY 14755