Justice Court

The Village Justice Court is responsible for adjudicating criminal and civil cases arising within the Village. The Village Justice is an elected official with a four-year term who must annually complete twelve (12) hours of mandatory Judicial Continuing Education offered by the State Office of Court Administration. The Village Justice is authorized to perform marriage ceremonies anywhere in New York State. Tickets and fines can be paid weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to the Village Justice Court Clerk on first floor of Village Hall. The Court schedule is as follows:

  • Criminal Court
    Every Monday at 3:00pm
  • Traffic Court
    Every Monday at 4:00pm
  • Traffic Trials
    Second Thursday of the month at 4:30pm
  • Civil/Small Claims
    Second Thursday of the month at 5:00pm
  • Village Code Calendar
    Fourth Thursday of the month at 3:00pm

Courtroom Decorum:
• Appropriate attire is required while attending court. Defendants in
criminal matters will have their cases adjourned if they are not
appropriately attired. Cell phones and pagers must be turned off. Ringing phones will be confiscated by the Court Officer and returned at a later date. Infants and children who are disruptive may be excluded from the courtroom. No food or drink permitted. 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Andres Valdespino Esq. Judge / Village Justice (914) 631-2783
Larry Cassidy Court Clerk (914) 631-2783
Michelle McLean Assistant Court Clerk (914) 631-2783
Alfred Farella Acting Justice (914) 631-2783