The Town of Onondaga Justice Court handles small claims, traffic, criminal and civil matters.
Court Session Days and Hours
Judge: Honorable Patrick M. Kilmartin
2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 5PM if the first letter of your last name begins with A – L
Judge: Honorable William W Rose
1st & 3rd Thursdays at 5PM if the first letter of your last name begins with M – Z
Points & DMV Fees: https://dmv.ny.gov/tickets/about-nys-driver-point-system
License Suspensions: https://dmv.ny.gov/tickets/suspensions-and-revocations
$20 Filing Fee. The Court does NOT provide the filing documents.
Small Claim Matters
NYCourts.gov , Click on Topics A-Z and scroll to Small Claims
Small Claims are filed with the Court Clerk. The party you are filing against must live, work or have a place of business in the Town of Onondaga. They must receive their mail in the Town of Onondaga. You must provide the Court the exact mailing address NOT a Post Office Box. The allowable maximum amount to claim is $3000. For claims up to $1000 the filing fee is $10. For claims over $1000 the filing fee is $15. You must contact the court for Small Claims paperwork. For more information you may pick up a SMALL CLAIMS BOOKLET at the court office or you may view the New York State Guide to Small Claims Court by clicking the link below:
Small Claims Booklet: http://nycourts.gov/CourtHelp/pdfs/SmallClaimsHandbook.pdf
Small Claims Form: /Portals/0/Small%20Claims%20Form.pdf
Payment Methods (By mail or in person Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm)
Vehicle & Traffic Instructions & District Attorney Contact Link:
When contacting the Onondaga County District Attorney, you will complete the Traffic Ticket Reduction Request on their website. Please include an uploaded copy of your ticket and a copy of your driving abstract/record - which you can download and print.
DA's Office: https://da.ongov.net/traffic-ticket-form/
Wedding requests are available & scheduled by appointment only. In New York State, Town Judges may perform civil wedding ceremonies. Judge Craig Kerr may be reached at (315) 474-6055.