Justice Department

Joan M. Kulaga, Justice

Mailing Address; P. O. Box 73, Whitesboro, New York 13492
Appearance Address: 8 Park Avenue
Whitesboro, NY 13492
315-736-4353 opt 1


Village Court meets every Tuesday at 4PM

Fines can be paid in person on Tuesdays at 4 PM (unless Holiday) 

The Village Office cannot assist you with court manners.

Related Departments

Police Department
Hours of Operation:
Every Thursday 9:30-noon
What you need to know


Where is Court Held?

Village Court is at 8 Park Ave in the Village of Whitesboro. 


What days do the Judge hold court?

Court is held on Tuesdays at 4PM.


Who do I call for information on my court date or other concerns.

Call only the court in which you are to appear. Court room telephones are only answered when the court clerk is present. Therefore call only on Tuesday during court. You may leave a message on the courts voicemail system on non- court days  No other department can answer questions or take messages for the court system.

What are the business hours on court days?

Court business is conducted at 4:00PM.

How do I pay a parking ticket?

A parking ticket can be paid by either sending a money order with the ticket to the court address, deposited in the secured drop box outside the Court entrance or by appearing in person at 4:00PM on Tuesdays (excluding Holidays).  The following credit cards will be accepted MC, VI, AMEX, DS. No credit card payments will be accepted by phone. 

Can I send or pay with a personal check?


Can I make my payment online?


I just want to mail in the ticket and pay the fine. What is the process?

Follow the procedures written on the back of your ticket. There are no set fines in New York State therefore we will be contacting you as to the amount of your fine.

I don't know whether I am to appear in Village or Town Court. Can I appear in either?

You must appear in the court listed on your ticket. 

What if I cannot read my ticket as to date or court?

 Immediately contact the police agency that issued the ticket. They will gladly advise you as to the proper date and court.

What if I disagree with the charges on the ticket?

The court is the judicial branch that interprets the law. Show up at the scheduled time and date to plea your case. Your options will then be explained.

How do I know if I need an attorney?

If you are unsure of the charges or how to proceed then you may need to consult an attorney. However, this is an individual decision.

Can I reschedule the time and day of my appearance if I am working or out of town?

If you are charged with a violation you may plea by mail therefore avoiding the necessity to appear in person on the given date and time. 

What is the limit for a small claim?

To file a small claim in civil court it must involve no more than $3000 in damages.

Can I file a small claim in any court?

No the small claim action must be filed in the court that has jurisdiction where the defendant lives or works.

What do I need to file a small claim?

You must appear in person on Tuesdays at 4:00 PM. 

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