Village Court

If you have questions regarding court appearances during the Covid-19 pandemic, please call the court at 518 531-4097.

Fine Payment:

The court accepts the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. Consumers are responsible for processing fees. See Fee Schedule for details.


Bank Checks and Money Orders (NO personal checks)

Full or partial payments can be made online HERE

Payments can be made over the phone directly by calling during during Court Clerk Open Office Hours

Village Court Information

Phone: (518) 531-4097
Fax: (518) 285-8786

Village Justice
Rachel L. Clothier

Court Clerk
Joanne McDowell

Court Clerk Hours

Mondays 10 AM to 3PM
Tuesdays 10 AM to 1PM

Court Sessions

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of each month.

Court Information

This court has returned to in-person appearances.  Masks and social distancing are required. Hand sanitizer is provided for those who wish to use it.

The court day procedure is to enter the court to sign in. Please print your name and please leave your cell phone number on the sign-in sheet. If we cannot read your name or number, we will not be able to call you.

If you do not have a cell phone you may wait in the hallway.

Those who do have a cell phone may wait in their cars or outside if the weather is good.

You will be called when it is your turn.

The court room is limited to 6 people or less and this includes court employees.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.