The Justice Court handles all traffic tickets, small claims, criminal offenses, and civil cases within the town limits. Both Town Justices are elected officials, each serving a four year term.
The Court office closes at 4 pm and reopens at 5 pm for scheduled court sessions.
|Judge Hasin holds Traffic Court every Wednesday night at 5:15 pm, except for the fourth Wednesday of every month. The fourth Wednesday of the month is Criminal Court at 5:15 pm. Judge Hasin also holds misdemeanor Traffic Court on the second Monday of the following months (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at 5:15 pm.|
|Judge Schonberg holds Traffic Court every Tuesday night at 5:00 pm except for the first Tuesday of the month. The first Tuesday of the month is Criminal Court at 5:00 pm. Judge Schonberg also holds misdemeanor Traffic Court on the second Monday of the following months (February, April, June, August, October, and December) at 5:00 pm.|
Court clerks are available both in person and by telephone during regular working hours. However, payments will only be accepted until 3:30 pm.
Justice Court FAQ's
Take the NYS Thruway (Interstate Route 87) to Exit 16 (Harriman). At the top of the ramp, make a right hand turn. Follow Route 32 North approximately two miles. Town Hall is on the left. (511 Route 32) Court is on the second floor of Town Hall.
Take the Palisades Parkway (PIP) North to Route 6 West (Long Mountain Parkway). Follow Route 6W down the mountain to the first exit. Follow the exit ramp to the light. Make a right hand turn on Route 32 North. Follow Route 32 N approximately 2 1/2 miles. Town Hall is on the left. (511 Route 32) Court is on the second floor of Town Hall.
There are no set fines on traffic tickets. You must sign the back of the ticket either “guilty” or “not guilty” and send the ticket to the court. If you plead “guilty”, the court will send you a notice indicating the fine. If you plead “not-guilty”, the court will send you a notice advising you of a pre-trial conference date.
Payments can be mailed to the Court or paid in person at the Court Office before 3:30PM.
The only forms of payment are MONEY ORDER, CASH (exact amount only), and CREDIT CARD (Master Card or Visa only).
PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR BAIL PAYMENTS.
Your name, date of birth, address, and ticket # or case # must be clearly printed on all money orders.
For Credit Card Payments:
The Court must have the credit card holder’s signature on file. Therefore, credit card payments can be made in person – Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm or the credit card information can be mailed or faxed (Court fax # (845) 928-8697) to the Court.
Credit card information required to process payments. All information must be printed.
- Name and Address of DEFENDANT
- Name and Address of CARD HOLDER (if different)
- Credit Card # (Visa or MasterCard only)
- Expiration Date
- Three Digit Security Code (on back of card)
- Signature as it appears on card
All information must be included with payment authorization to avoid delays in processing payments.
How can I file a claim in small claims court?
To file a claim in Small Claims Court, the defendant must live or transact business in the Town of Woodbury and the claim must be under $3,000. Filing forms are available from the court clerks during regular court Hours.