Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue Hamburg, NY 14075

716-649-6111

Town of

Hamburg

... the town that friendship built

Hours: 9am to 5:00pm Town Hall
7am to 3:00pm Hwy/Bldgs and Grounds

COURT
716-649-6116
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716-648-5111

HAMBURG TOWN JUSTICE COURT

6100 SOUTH PARK AVENUE, HAMBURG, NEW YORK 14075
TEL (716) 649-6116 FAX (716) 646-5452

Email: hamburgtowncourt@nycourts.gov

Payments may be made online at: 'PayCourtOnline.com'


COURT CLERK'S OFFICE HOURS:

Monday – Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm 

The Town Court is holding limited in-person court matters at this time and there is a reduction in the allowed capacity of the courtroom.
Please see detailed information below regarding how other pending matters will be scheduled and/or resolved.

The Court Clerk’s Office is open to the public.  However, we ask that fine payments and submission of plea paperwork be handled by mail whenever possible.

In accordance with State guidelines, Court visitors who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and can provide proof of vaccination (a vaccination card or a NY Sate Excelsior Vaccination Pass) are permitted to enter the Court Room without wearing a face covering or mask.

ALL OTHERS COURT VISITORS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING OR MASK AT ALL TIMES. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.  For all inquiries, please call the Court directly at 649-6116 or email the Court directly at HamburgTownCourt@nycourts.gov

Hon. Gerald P. Gorman –  Judge's Clerk Reina Termini (716) 649-6116 ext. 5

Hon. Carl W. Morgan – Judge’s Clerk Jackie Fisher (716) 649-6116 ext. 4

Court Administrator – Brigid Lavelle (716) 649-6116 ext. 1

Traffic Clerk - Valerie Butera (716) 649-6116 ext. 6

Civil Clerk - Melissa Fahey (716) 649-6116 ext.7

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TRAFFIC TICKETS

Please be advised that Traffic Court is currently being held on a limited basis only.  You are ONLY to appear if you have received a letter from the Court informing you.

If you received a traffic ticket, the date on the ticket is not your actual appearance date, please enter a plea of guilty or not guilty and mail the ticket in via US mail.  Either the Town Prosecutor or the Town Court will reach out to you through the mail once the ticket has been processed.

Due to the volume, note that it will take some time for you to receive a letter.

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CRIMINAL MATTERS 

Criminal matters that were adjourned due to the pandemic are currently being scheduled for appearances.  You will be notified by mail when your case has been returned to the court's calendar.

 If you have recently moved, please contact the court with your new address.

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FINE PAYMENTS 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THE COURT CLERKS CAN NOT ACCEPT FINE  

PAYMENTS OVER THE PHONE!!! 

All fine payments will be accepted Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm ONLY!  MONEY ORDERS, BANK CERTIFIED CHECKS and MASTER CHARGE/VISA ARE ACCEPTED. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS!!! PAYMENT MUST BE MADE IN US FUNDS!

Please make payable to Hamburg Town Court.

Payments may be made online at: 'PayCourtOnline.com'

 (a convenience fee will apply)

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SMALL CLAIMS/CIVIL/EVICTIONS

Small Claims, Evictions and Civil filings are being accepted at the Court Clerk's Office
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm ONLY.

Small Claim proceedings may be brought by any individual against anyone who resides or owns a business in the Town of Hamburg.  The maximum claim allowed is $3,000.00.

The filing fee is $10.00, if the amount you are suing for is $1.00 up to $1,000.00 and $15.00, if the amount is $1,001.00 up to $3,000.00.

The filing fee is payable upon filing the application, the Court Clerk cannot accept an application without the filing fee.

Small Claims Application

Smalls Claim Booklet 

  

EVICTIONS 

Filings are being accepted for evictions.  However, CDC and Safe Harbor Act guidelines must be followed.  Please contact the court clerk for a hearing date and docket number prior to preparing documents for service.

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Please e-mail or call the Court Clerk's Office if you have any questions.

The Court Clerks ARE NOT PERMITTED to give legal advice.

for:  New York State Court Help go to:    www.nycourthelp.gov 

 

OTHER HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION 

 

 Assigned Counsel Program - (716) 856-8804  https://www.assigned.org/

Erie County District Attorney's Office Justice Court Bureau - (716) 858-2650

Neighborhood Legal Services - https://nls.org/

Center for Elder Law and Justice - https://elderjusticeny.org/

24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline - (716) 862-4357  https://www2.erie.gov/sheriff/index.php?q=domestic-violence-unit-phone-numbers-and-resources

Crime Victims Rights - (716) 858-4640  https://www2.erie.gov/da/index.php?q=your-rights-victim

Erie County Housing Helpline - (716) 828-8460  https://ecbavlp.com/

ECBA Volunteer Lawyer Project - https://ecbavlp.co

Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
716-649-6111

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