Going to Richmondville Town Court? Here’s what you need to know.

Going to Richmondville Town Court? Here’s what you need to know.

Stephanie Cortes

The City Court in Richmondville, New York is where you can:

  • Contest vehicles and traffic matters
  • Appear in small claims court
  • Take action against or respond to action from your landlord
  • Attend court in response to misdemeanor criminal offenses (disorderly conduct, possession of controlled substance in sevent degree, (DWI) Driving While Intoxicated, etc.)
  • Appear in small claims and file a small claim case or counterclaim for up to $3000  


When to show up:

  • Civil, small claims, and evictions are at 9:00 a.m.
  • Traffic: is closed for the moment until District attorney is back in office due to the coronavirus. Once opened, they will mail out letters with your court day.
  • Criminal calendar is at 10:00 a.m.


Important tips:

  • All non-essential appearances have been posptoned at Richmondville Town Court until August or September. Once they resume they will send you court date.
  • Call New York State Unified Court System Coronavirus Hotline at 833-503-0447 to see if your cases has been postponed or if it’s an essential matter. Essential court cases may be conducted virtually during the Covid-19 crisis. 
  • You will pass through a metal detector upon entry.
  • When open the public will be prohibited from sitting on court chairs to prevent the spread of the coronavirus until further notice.
  • When open individuals will enter only one at a time.
  • Richmondville will NOT hold court for Vehicle & Traffic or Penal Law due to COVID-19 until the District Attorney’s Office opens.
  • Parking is free.
  • You will need to pay fees associated with your appearance. 
  • You can always hire an attorney, even for landlord/tenant issues or traffic offenses. Court Buddy can help you find an affordable lawyer. 


Their address is: 

Court Location: 

Richmondville Town Court

340 Main St. 

Richmondville, NY  12149

Schoharie County




Court Mailing address: 

104 municipal lane, P.O. Box  7 

Richmondville NY 12149


Their phone number is:

(518) 294-8851 


Email for questions:



Their hours are:

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Monday - Tuesday


3:00pm - 5:00pm




Thursday - Sunday


More resources:

  1. http://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/COVID_Mask_Poster.pdf

  2. https://www4.schohariecounty-ny.gov/government/town-of-richmondville/richmondville-town-justice-court-clerk/

  3. https://www4.schohariecounty-ny.gov/PdfFiles/COVID19/5_11_ReopeningStatement.pdf

  4. https://www.nycourts.gov/

    This article is intended to convey generally useful information only and does not constitute legal advice. Any opinions expressed are solely those of the author, not LawChamps.



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