Justice Court

The Justice Court handles many responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Criminal matters including felony arraignments and preliminary hearings

  • Misdemeanors and violation of Penal Law

  • Jury and non jury trials

  • Alcohol and Beverage Control Law

  • Money actions and actions to recover chattels not in excess of $3,000.00

  • Environmental Conservation Law cases

  • Agricultural and Markets Law

  • Local Laws and Ordinance violations

  • Mental Hygiene Law

  • Public Health Law

  • Landlord-tenant matters - Summary proceedings and evictions

  • Tax Law

  • Transportation Law

  • Vehicle and Traffic Law

  • Family offense proceedings with the power to issue Orders of Protection involving same family or household members (related by blood, marriage, former spouses, common child, etc)

LINKS

NYS Unified Court System Website