Justices in the Town Court have complete criminal jurisdiction over misdemeanor and violation level offenses, and arraignment and preliminary jurisdiction over felony level crimes. They preside over Penal, Zoning, Environmental Conversation. Mental Hygiene, Navigation, Public Health, Transportation, Agriculture and Markets, Vehicle and Traffic, and Alcoholic Beverage Control law violations, as well as Thruway Rules and Regulations violations.
Civil jurisdiction includes regular civil and small claim actions up to $3,000 as well as tenant/landlord proceedings with no monetary limit.
Town Justices for Van Buren are Justice Edward Van Der Water and Justice Darlene O’Kane.
Court hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Court phone: 315-635-3523
Court fax: 315-635-5083