Criminal Offenses

The Town Court is authorized to handle matters involving the prosecution of misdemeanors and violations that are committed within the jurisdiction of the Town. The Town Court conducts arraignments and preliminary hearings in felony matters and hears Vehicle and Traffic Law misdemeanors and traffic infractions.

Town Justices are required to be on call 24 hours a day and are called upon to arraign misdemeanors and felony charges as well as to act as Family Court Judges when Family Court is not in session. The Judges are authorized to issue ex-parte orders of protection.