Courts

Whitesboro Village Court


8 Park Avenue
Whitesboro NY 13492
736-4353 opt 1
671-1019
Hours of Operation:

Thursdays 9:30 am until noon

Justices:
Ermelindo Laracuente Jr.
Village Justice
Phone: 315-736-4353
Christopher Clarkin
Acting Juctice
FAQs:
What you should know

Where is Court Held?

Village Court is at 8 Park Ave in the Village of Whitesboro. 

 

What days do the Judges hold court?

 Court is held Thursdays at 9:30AM.

 

Who do I call for information on my court date or other concerns.

Call only the court in which you are to appear. Court room telephones are only answered when the court clerk is present. Therefore call only on Thursdays after 9:30 AM. You may leave a message on the courts voicemail system on non- court days  No other department can answer questions or take messages for the court system.

What are the business hours on court days?

Court business is conducted between 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM on Thursdays.

How do I pay a parking ticket?

A parking ticket can be paid by either sending a money order with the ticket to the court address, deposited in the secured drop box outside the Court entrance or by appearing in person between 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM on  Thursdays (excluding Holidays).  Credit Cards will be accepted.   No credit card payments will be accepted by phone. 

Can I send or pay with a personal check?

Cash, money orders or credit cards are the only acceptable method of payment for fines. Personal checks will not be accepted.  Credit Card payments will not be accepted by phone. 

 

Can I make my payment online?

Online payments are now accepted for all traffic and Penal Law fines and surcharges and scoff fees. Payments can be made at the following link:  www.paycourtonline.com

I just want to mail in the ticket and pay the fine. What is the process?

Follow the procedures written on the back of your ticket. There are no set fines in New York State therefore we will be contacting you as to the amount of your fine.

I don't know whether I am to appear in Village or Town Court. Can I appear in either?

Village and Town Court are two totally different courts. You must appear in the court listed on your ticket. It will state Town of Whitestown or Village of Whitesboro. The two courts have nothing to do with each other and you must appear in or respond to the proper court.

What if I cannot read my ticket as to date or court?

 Immediately contact the police agency that issued the ticket. They will gladly advise you as to the proper date and court.

What if I disagree with the charges on the ticket?

The court is the judicial branch that interprets the law. Show up at the scheduled time and date to plea your case. Your options will then be explained.

How do I know if I need an attorney?

If you are unsure of the charges or how to proceed then you may need to consult an attorney. However, this is an individual decision.

Can I reschedule the time and day of my appearance if I am working or out of town?

If you are charged with a violation you may plea by mail therefore avoiding the necessity to appear in person on the given date and time. However, if you are charged with a misdemeanor you must appear in person on the given day and time.

What is the limit for a small claim?

To file a small claim in civil court it must involve no more than $3000 in damages.

Can I file a small claim in any court?

No the small claim action must be filed in the court that has jurisdiction where the defendant lives or works.

What do I need to file a small claim?

You must appear in person on Thursdays after 9:30 AM to file the claim. Please bring the $10 filing fee and the Name and Address of the person whom you are serving. For detailed information visit:www.courts.state.ny.us/courts/townandvillage/

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