NOTICE:
There will be NO court on the following 2017 dates:
2-20, 2-21, 3-20 thru 3-24, 4-14, 5-29, 7-4, 9-4, 10-9, 11-7, 11-10, 11-23, 11-24, 12-25, 12-26

Justice Court
Hamburg Town Hall
6100 South Park Avenue,  
Hamburg, NY  14075
        (716) 649-6116    
FAX  (716) 646-5452
 

Town Justices:        Gerald P.Gorman - Judge's clerk 649-6116 ext. 5
                             Carl W. Morgan   - Judge's clerk 649-6116 ext. 4

Court Administrator:    649-6116  ext 1 

Court Clerk's Office Hours:

     September to May
           Monday - Friday:   8:30am - 4:00pm

     June to August
           Monday:                8:30am - 4:00pm
           Tuesday - Friday:   8:30am - 3:00pm

FINE PAYMENTS:  ACCEPTED DURING THE ABOVE HOURS.  FINES CAN BE PAID BY CASH, VISA and MASTERCARD (2.99% fee), MONEY ORDER OR BANK CERTIFIED CHECK.  FINES PAID THROUGH THE MAIL MUST BE PAID BY MONEY ORDER OR BANK CERTIFIED CHECK IN US FUNDS.  We do not accept personal checks or online payments.

Court Room Daily Schedule:

     Monday:          10:00am                   Small Claims, Evictions, Civils
                            4:00pm                    Traffic Court, Town Prosecutor

     Tuesday:         10:00am                   Asst. District Attorney, Trials (Gorman)

     Wednesday:     NO COURT SESSION

     Thursday:        10:00am                   Asst. District Attorney, Trials (Morgan)

     Friday:            10:00am                   Traffic Court, Town Prosecutor, ADA

Small Claims, Evictions and Civil Filings:    716-649-6116   ext 7

Filings are accepted:    
          Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays  9:00am - 2:00pm
-Eviction filing deadline is the Thursday prior to Court date at 1:00pm

click here for Small Claims application

Traffic Tickets:  716-649-6116  ext 6

Guilty Plea by Mail:  If you wish to plead "Guilty" to a traffic violation by mail, date and sign PART A of your summons and remit it to the Court before the court date which is printed on the front of your summons.  Upon receipt, the Court will notify you in writing of the fine due.  Please make sure your address is correct!

Not Guilty:  If you wish to plead "Not Guilty" by mail, you must date and sign PART B of the summons.  Upon receipt of your not guilty plea, the Court will notify you in writing of your court date for a meeting with the Town Prosecutor.Please make sure your address is correct!

If you do not want to enter a plea by mail, you should appear in Court on the date listed on the bottom of your summons.  Upon arrival at the Court, please check in at the Court Clerk's counter.

Traffic School:   716-649-6116  ext 8 

Adjournments:

Criminal Court:  Requests must be made in writing by the attorney.  Mail or fax requests.

Traffic Court:  For violations only (not misdemeanors).  If you can not make your scheduled court date you will not be adjourned.  Please appear on the next scheduled Traffic Court date (Mondays at 3:30 pm or Fridays at 9:30 am). Failure to appear in a timely manner will result in the suspension of your drivers license.

Small Claims:  Adjournments are usually not granted for small claims cases.  Contact Small Claims Clerk for further information.

Evictions:  No adjournments available.

Bail:

Bail is posted to assure the appearance of a defendant on each and every court date until the case is closed.  The bail posted will not be refunded until the case is closed and all fines are paid.  A 3% poundage fee is deducted from the bail amount.  Bail refunds are made on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:45 - 10:45am when court is in session.  Person who posted the bail must present with their bail receipt and photo id.

Suspended License:

To take care of a suspended license, come to the Court Clerk's counter on a Traffic Court day (Mondays at 3:30 pm or Fridays at 9:30 am).  Bring any forms sent to you in the mail concerning your suspension.

If you have received a suspension notification from the NYS DMV you must appear on a TRAFFIC COURT DAY (Mon 3:30 pm OR Fri 9:30 am) no less than 5 business days prior to the suspension date in order to clear the system before the suspension goes through.

Warrants:  You must surrender yourself to the Hamburg Police Department in the police building located behind Hamburg Town Hall.

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The Court Clerk's ARE NOT PERMITTED to give legal advice!!

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