AS A RESULT OF THE ONGOING PANDEMIC DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19):
ALL Vehicle & Traffic Court is currently CANCELED.
Please fill out EITHER part “A” (plea of guilty) OR part “B” (plea of not guilty) of your ticket(s).
You may mail or drop off ticket(s) to the Court Clerk’s Office at the above address.
Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:30pm (CLOSED ON HOLIDAYS)
If you plead guilty, you will receive a fine notice by mail.
If you plead not guilty, you will receive a letter from the Prosecutor by mail.
*Please note: The date on your ticket(s) is a PLEA DUE DATE ONLY, no other action happens on this date.
Please allow approximately 8 weeks for the Court to process.
If your address changes, please notify the Court immediately.
ALL Criminal Court is currently being held VIRTUALLY.
Please contact either the Court or your Attorney with your email address
Vehicle & Traffic Court Times
Vehicle & Traffic, Civil Cases, Small Claims, Code Violations, Arraignments:
- Mondays @ 5:00pm (except holidays)
Criminal Court: PLEASE NOTE THE NEW CRIMINAL COURT TIMES AND DAYS
- 2nd Thursday of the Month @ 3:00pm
- 4th Thursday of the Month @ 5:00pm
**Phones are NOT answered during Court or after the Court Clerk's office closes at 3:30pm**
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.
Before You Enter 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!
To Pay Online: www.paycourtonline.com (a convenience fee will apply) this service is provided by nCOURT
To Pay by Phone: call 1-888-912-1541 ( a convenience fee will apply) this service is provided by nCOURT
The court is open Monday to Friday 9 am - 3:30 pm. You can still make payments online and over the phone. Please Note: NOT ALL SUSPENSIONS CAN BE PAID ONLINE
You can call the Wawayanda Court Clerks - Monday to Friday 9 AM - 3:30 PM They are available BY PHONE to answer your questions 845-355-5700 Ext. 1