FAQ TOWN COURT

Court Clerk 607.739-2113

How do I pay my fine(s)/surcharge(s)?
The Horseheads Town Court currently accepts payment of fine(s)/surcharge(s) by money order or certified check made payable to Horseheads Town Court at 150 Wygant Road, Horseheads, NY 14845. Cash is accepted only if paid in person.
The payment must be for the exact amount due. If payment is in excess of the amount due the entire payment will be returned. Any check not certified will be returned.

What are the Court Clerk's hours?
Monday through Friday 8:00 am until 11:30 am and 1:00 pm until 3:45 pm.

How do I contact the Court?
By mail: Horseheads Town Court, 150 Wygant Road Horseheads, NY 14845
Telephone: 607-739-2113
If the Clerk does not answer when you call, please listen to the message.

When is Court held?
Court is held every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00 pm. If Court is cancelled a message is left when calling the Court.

Can I resolve a traffic infraction by phone or e-mail?
No. You must appear in person or notify the Court by mail.
Address: Town of Horseheads Justice Court, 150 Wygant Road Horseheads, NY 14845
Phone: 607-739-2113

Who can I talk to if the Court Office is closed?
NO ONE. Only the Court Clerk may answer questions or take payments. If the Court Clerk is unavailable, you MUST attempt to contact the Court Clerk again. The Operator and other Town Employees CANNOT assist you in person or by telephone. The Office is normally open but it is occasionally necessary to close or be closed without advanced notice.

What if I cannot make it to Court?
Contact the Court immediately. Only the Court may grant adjournments and adjournments are not granted within 48 hours of the appearance date. You are expected to find an alternative method to Court should you encounter any last minute problems such as your car not starting.

What if I donít pay the fines?
When you are assessed a fine or surcharge, the Court will direct you to make payment in full by a specific date. The Court accepts partial payments only upon request and approval by the Judge. If you pay by mail, include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your receipt. If you do not pay your fines, your driverís license will be suspended.
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