Town Court Contact Info

Hon. Timothy P. McElduff Jr.

Town Justice

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Hon. Shawn R. O'Connor

Town Justice 

phone retro 16 (845) 355-5700, Ext. 1
fax 16 (845) 355-5750

house yellow 16 80 Ridgebury Hill Road
     Slate Hill, NY 10973  

Court Clerk Office Hours

Mondays 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday - Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm
Closed on Holidays

NOVEMBER

Monday November 4th, 2019- Court will not be in session.

Monday November 11th, 2019- HOLIDAY- CLOSED.

                                                  Court will not be in session.

Thursday November 14th, 2019- Judge O’Connor will hold Criminal Court at 3:00pm.

Thursday November 28th, 2019- HOLIDAY-CLOSED.

                                                    Court will not be in session.

Friday November 29th, 2019- CLOSED.

 

DECEMBER

Wednesday December 18th, 2019- Judge O’Connor will hold Criminal Court at 3:00pm.

Monday December 23rd, 2019- Vehicle & Traffic Court will start at 3:00pm.

Tuesday December 24th, 2019- Court Clerk’s Office will close at 12:00pm.

Wednesday December 25th, 2019- HOLIDAY- CLOSED.

Thursday December 26th, 2019- Court will not be in session.

Monday December 30th, 2019- Court will not be in session.

Tuesday December 31st, 2019- Court Clerk’s Office will close at 12:00pm.

Wednesday January 1st, 2020- HOLIDAY- CLOSED.


Court Times
Vehicle & Traffic, Civil Cases, Small Claims, Code Violations, Arraignments:
          - Mondays @ 5:00pm (except holidays)

Criminal Court:
          - 3rd Thursday of the Month @ 5:00pm
          - 4th Thursday of the Month @ 5:00pm

**Phones are NOT answered during Court or after the Court Clerk's office closes at 3:30pm**

Court Drop-Box  

The Town of Wawayanda Court has a locked drop box within the court room. This drop box is for the convenience of the public to drop off traffic violations in the event the court is closed. 

Traffic Ticket Information (Misdemeanors*)

If you are charged with a MISDEMEANOR*, you MUST appear. (* Transportation Law & Tax Law tickets may plea by mail.)

Traffic Ticket Information (Violations)
It is not necessary to appear in court on the date listed on the traffic ticket. Simply enter a plea of either Guilty or Not Guilty on the ticket and mail the ticket into the Court on or before the date listed. Be sure to include your correct mailing address.                                                        

  • To plead "Guilty" fill out Section A and mail the ticket to the Court. You will be notified by mail the amount of the fine and the date on which the fine is due.
  • To plead "Not Guilty", fill out Section B and mail the ticket to the Court.  You will be notified of a court date by mail.

 

        Before You Enter Courtroom

  • Proper and respectful attire must be worn (no shorts, tank tops, halters, flip flops, etc.).
  • No food or drinks in the courtroom.
  • No gum chewing.
  • Cell phones must be turned off.
  • Disruptive children will be excluded from the courtroom, no exceptions.
  • Talking and disruptive behavior is prohibited and will result in   immediate ejection from the courtroom.        

When You Appear in Court
Be prepared to pay fine(s) with cash or credit card if a fine is assessed. Personal or company checks will not be accepted! 

 Forms to help you represent yourself in New York Courts

Legal Aid Phone# (845) 291-2454

Need directions to the Town Hall?  http://www.mapquest.com             

 

Contact Us

80 Ridgebury Hill Road
Slate Hill, NY 10973
phone retro 16 845-355-5700

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