Justice Court

Justice Court is the first level trial court of New York State's Unified Court System. Many New Yorkers will have their first and only court experience in a town or village court. The justices respond to calls from law enforcement officers on a twenty four hour, seven day a week schedule.

Court Updated Status: May 28, 2020

The Town of New Windsor Court Room is still closed until further notice for in-person trials, hearings, and pre-trial conferences, including Vehicle and Traffic Offenses, small claims, and summary proceedings. 

  1. If you have received a suspension notice from DMV with an effective suspension date during the time of the courts closure, those suspensions have either been lifted or removed.
  2. If you are concerned about an unpaid fine please know the court will NOT be enforcing any penalties to unpaid fines during the courts closure. We will be extending payments a minimum of 30 days from the courts re-opening.
  3. ALL court matters have administratively been adjourned until further notice:

   **If you had a court date during the courts closure, or have an upcoming court date while the court remains closed, we will be sending each person a notice with a new court date once we get the directives that the courts can re-open.

*** UPDATE: The Court Lobby will be open Monday through Friday 11 AM – 3 PM to file new cases, answering Vehicle and Traffic Tickets ( initial plea to the summons;  providing documentation that insurance and/or registration was in effect when issued the VTL Summons; vehicle defect issues have been corrected and paying fines.

We thank you for your cooperation in the effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 to the others in the community.

Justice Court has preliminary jurisdiction over felony cases and exclusive jurisdiction over misdemeanor cases, pending divesture to the County Court. Small claims and civil cases up to $3,000.00 are also handled in Justice Court.

The New Windsor Justice Court is open to the public and the public is welcome to attend court sessions.

Pay Fines Online

Please choose the appropriate judge and click the button below.

Click to pay for Meyers 
Judge Meyers
 Click to pay for Calderin
Judge Calderin

 

Traffic Ticket Plea Forms

You may download Guilty Plea or Not Guilty Plea forms and mail into the court for traffic tickets.

Plea Not Guilty | Plea Guilty

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