Town Court

Services > Criminal Offenses

The Town Court is authorized to handle matters involving the prosecution of misdemeanors and violations that are committed within the jurisdiction of the Town. The Town Court conducts arraignments and preliminary hearings in felony matters and hears Vehicle and Traffic Law misdemeanors and traffic infractions.

Town Justices are required to be on call 24 hours a day and are called upon to arraign misdemeanors and felony charges as well as to act as Family Court Judges when Family Court is not in session. The Judges are authorized to issue ex-parte orders of protection.


The Court Clerk's office, located on the second floor of the Town Center
(Rm 215), is open weekdays:

Winter Hours:
Labor Day through Memorial Day
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Hours:
Memorial Day through Labor Day
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Court Session Schedule

Holiday Schedule


The Town Court is a part of the Unified Court System of New York State and has both criminal and civil adjudication powers in cases of original jurisdiction. Jury and non-jury trials are held in the Town Courtroom. Town Justices are elected to four-year …

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(914) 381-7875

(914) 381-7896

Department Head
Denise Cookingham
Town Court Clerk