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Yorktown Justice Court

Yorktown Justice Court has two Town Justices, each elected to a four year term of office.

Court Office Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except on holidays.
Note: During inclement weather, if you are scheduled to appear in Court, contact the Court office, at 914-962-6216, to confirm Court is still in session.

Payments: At Office: cash or credit card.  Mail: money order or certified bank check. NO PERSONAL CHECKS. Credit cards accepted VISA and Mastercard, or debit card with VISA or Mastercard logo.

Email:  At the present time, the Court is not setup to conduct business by email.  Court staff is available to answer questions regarding Court related matters by telephone, mail, or in person. 

F.O.I.L.:  Courts are not subject to inquiries under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL).  To obtain case information, please contact the Court office.

Marriages:  Performed by both Judges.  Call the Court office to schedule the ceremony.  You will need two witnesses and the marriage license.  To obtain a marriage license, see the Town Clerk's marriage information page: Getting Married in Yorktown.

Court Sessions
The Court handles matters related to traffic violations, small claims, civil summonses, summary proceedings, Town Code violations, and criminal matters.

Traffic Cases
Be Prepared to Pay
and wait until case
is called

Judge Lagonia

​Judge Raniolo
 

Tuesdays - court notice will confirm
      3:00 pm or 4:00 pm
Thursdays - court notice will confirm
      3:00 pm or 4:00 pm

Small Claims
 

Judge Lagonia
 

Tuesdays, beginning at 4:00 pm
      Mediation services are available

Civil Summons
 

Judge Lagonia
 

Tuesdays, beginning at 4:00 pm
      Mediation services are available

Summary Proceedings

Judge Raniolo

Thursdays, beginning at 4:00 pm

Town Code Cases
 

Both Judges
 

2nd Tuesday, at 4:00 pm or
4th Thursday, at 4:00 pm

Criminal Cases

 

Both Judges

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
      Attorney conferencing begins 5:00 pm
      Cases heard beginning at 6:00 pm

NOTE: Traffic tickets must be answered and submitted to the Court by the date of appearance indicated on the ticket.  The appearance date on the ticket is not a Court date.  If you enter a plea of "guilty," you will be sent a fine notice and given a date when payment is due.  If you enter a plea of "not guilty," you will be sent an appearance notice indicating the time and date you are scheduled for Court.  Questions - contact the Court Office at 914-962-6216.

Lost your ticket!  Send your plea in writing to the Court as soon as possible.  If you fail to answer your ticket with a plea, or fail to pay the fine due, your driver's license can be suspended and you may incur other fees as well.

Other Questions?  Contact the Court office at 914-962-6216.

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