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JUSTICE COURT

Mailing Address:
9882 State Rt. 126, Ste. B
Castorland, NY 13620

Click to enlarge photo: Hon. Carol K. MonnatHon. Carol K. Monnat
Office:  (315) 346-1212, ext. 2
Home:  (315) 346-1016
Term:   4 years, 1/1/16 - 12/31/19

Click to enlarge photo: Hon. Kevin J. O'NeillHon. Kevin J. O'Neill
Office:  (315) 346-1212, ext. 2
Term:   4 years, 1/1/16 - 12/31/19
 

Click to enlarge photo: Aimee MurphyTown Justice Clerk (Appointed):
Aimee L. Murphy
Office:  (315) 346-1212, ext. 2
Term:   1 year, 1/1/17 - 12/31/17

 

TOWN COURT

Court is held at the Town of Croghan Municipal Office Building, 9882 State Rte 126 Castorland, NY 13620 every Tuesday evening beginning at 7:00pm.

Office Hours: Tuesday 5:00pm-7:00pm

District Attorney (DA) night is held the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00pm.
Small Claims night is the third Tuesday of each month at 6:15pm.

There will be NO COURT on the following dates:
    July 4, 2017 – INDEPENDENCE DAY
    November 7, 2017 – ELECTION DAY

Should you be scheduled for appearance on any of the above dates, please contact the Court immediately for an adjournment.

PAYMENT OPTIONS
In person during office and court hours – cash, money order or credit card – Mastercard or Visa

By mail – with fine letter from court – money order or credit card – Mastercard or Visa only NO CASH accepted.

Online/Phone – http://www.paycourtonline.com/ or 1-888-912-1541
(Mastercard/Visa/American Express/Discover)

Civil & Small Claims:
Can be filed any Tuesday during regular office hours.
Civil & Small Claims actions must seek monetary award only and are limited to $3,000.00. Should you wish to file a small claims action you may print out the Small Claims Application and bring it with you to the Court with your filing fee. Otherwise, you will be required to complete the application when you come to file the claim. An Application to File Small Claim is available online by clicking on the link:
http://townofcroghan.com/img/application-smallclaim.pdf

Fees for filing a small claim are: for claims up to $1,000.00 - $10.00 and for claims $1,000.00 to $3,000.00 - $15.00. A Guide to Small Claims in Town & Village Courts is available from the Court Clerk or by clicking on the link:
http://nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/pdfs/SmallClaimsHandbook.pdf

The Court also handles Landlord/Tenant matters that may result in an eviction and/or monetary judgment. These cases may also be filed any Tuesday during regular office hours. However, the Court does NOT supply the forms you need for filing this type of claim. You may wish to retain an attorney to handles this for you, or you may choose to use the “Do-It-Yourself” forms program provided by the NYS Unified Court System.
*link to DIY Forms programs:
http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/diy/districtCityTownVillagecourts.html

 

LEWIS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

For more information on the District Attorney's Office, please click here.
Leanne K. Moser
Office: (315) 376-5390

Mailing Address:
7660 North State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

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