Village Justice Court meets at the courthouse on Bath Street to settle criminal, civil, small claims, parking and vehicle and traffic cases that occur in the Village. The court meets at the times specified below. The Court Clerk is also available weekdays as listed below to answer questions.
Village Justice Court
Court Clerk Hours
Tue 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 5 - 6 p.m.
Note on Vehicle and Traffic tickets: You can respond to a ticket by mail, but you need to do so within 48 hours of receiving the ticket. If you complete and mail the ticket in to court as directed on the ticket, you will hear back from the court concerning what action you should take from that point forward. Alternatively, you can choose to appear in court at the time and date noted on the ticket.
Note on the Court Clerk:
Court Clerks can:
- Explain court rules and procedures
- Explain available options for your case or problem
- Provide past case rulings
- Provide sites to, or copies of the law
- Explain public court operations and jobs
- Describe court records and their availability
- Provide public case information
- Tell you how to make a complaint
- Refer you to other offices or persons
- Provide forms with instructions
But Court Clerks cannot:
- Suggest the procedures you should follow
- Provide opinions about which option to chose
- Predict what the court will do
- Analyze the law based on the specifics of your case
- Provide information derived from the decision-making process
- Provide access to sealed or confidential case records
- Provide confidential case information
- Give opinions about your complaint
- Make referrals based on personal preference
- Provide or suggest the information to enter on forms
For a more comprehensive understanding of what you can and cannot do at the Village Court, or how to proceed, please read the FAQs at www.NYCourt.gov: NY Courts FAQs