9 N Broadway
Nyack ,
NY
10960
Fax: 845-358-0544

Justice Court: Tuesdays at 5pm and Thursdays at 9am
Office Hours 9:00am - 4:00pm
Chief Court Clerk
Stephen Mulvaney
Village Attorney
Walter Sevastian

Justice Court

The Nyack Justice Court, Court of Special Sessions, hears matters but not limited to: Criminal Offenses, Violations, Misdemeanors, Civil Disputes, Vehicle Traffic Violations, Parking Citations, Consumer Protection, Code Enforcement, Landlord/Tenant Proceeding - all within the jurisdiction of the Village of Nyack. 

Court Office Hours: 9am – 4pm

Regularly Scheduled Court Sessions: Tuesdays 5pm and Thursdays 9:30am 

Justice: Robert S. Knoebel, Jr.

Associate Justice: Robert P. Lewis, Jr.

Chief Court Clerk: Stephen T. Mulvaney

Assistant Court Clerk: Janelle Fay

Village Attorney: Walter Sevastian

Civil Actions and Proceedings

Small Claims Proceedings: The Village of Nyack Court hears small claims actions of individuals seeking monetary awards up to $3,000.00. Individuals (not corporations) may file a small claims action against another person or corporation, who resides, has a business, or is employed within the Village of Nyack. A small claims form application may be downloaded here: Small Claims Application.

Small claims proceedings are intended to provide a low-cost, simplified, and informal procedure for individuals to resolve disputes involving limited monetary claims. Click here for a copy of Small Claims Guide booklet.

Summary Proceedings: Recovery of real property located in whole or in part within the Village of Nyack include but not limited to: Landlord/Tenant disputes, Non-Payment Summary Proceedings, Past Due Rent. A Landlords Guide to Nonpayment Summary Proceedings may be viewed online at: www.nycourthelp.gov 

If you feel you need legal advice at any time during your case, talk with a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer, or are unsure how to find one, these resources can help you:

Vehicle and Traffic

Uniformed Traffic Infractions issued by police, require that the motorist must first submit the ticket(s) to the court with a pleas by the assigned deadline stated on the ticket (Indicated as: "Must Appear in Person or By Mail") with a date and time assigned by the issuing officer. 

Please fill out Section A or Section B on each ticket infraction received, Before submitting a pleas, read the ticket in its entirety and be aware of which boxes are checked off on your traffic summons. 

NOT everything on a traffic summons may pertain to the motorist Uniformed Traffic Ticket (UTT) is mean to encompass Violations, Misdemeanors, and Felonies.  Once a plea has been received the motorist will receive instructions on the next steps to be taken (ex:  Pre-Trial Conferences/Fine Due Dates). If you have any questions, please contact the Court Office.

Parking Ticket Citation Disputes