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Town Justice Court

The Town Justice Court is located in the Homer Town Hall. To access the Court Clerk’s office, use the rear entrance to the building off the parking lot. Due to the COVID pandemic, in-person Court will not be permitted until further notice by the NYS Court Administration. Please contact the Court Office at 607-749-2326 if you have been scheduled to appear in Court or with any questions. We will be holding court virtually until further notice. Please see instructions below.

Town Justice:
William J. Foley
Phone: 607-749-2326
Fax: 607-749-6459

Mailing Address:
4 Water Street
Homer, NY 13077

Instructions for Virtual Court:

  1. It is recommended that you keep your microphone muted and video off until you would like to speak.  This will minimize distractions for all people.
  2. When you join the meeting you will be placed in a lobby and the court will let you into the meeting at the appropriate time.  If for some reason you leave the meeting, the court will have to re-admit you to the meeting.
  3. All court sessions are audio recorded.  The video might also be recorded when the Court feels this is helpful.
  4. If you are having trouble joining the meeting, you can try calling the court.  However, due to limited staffing there is no guarantee that your call will be answered during court.
  5. Thank you for your patience!

Join on your computer or mobile app: Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only): +1 347-378-4143,,794808575#   United States, New York City

Phone Conference ID: 794 808 575#

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Court Clerk Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.
The office is closed on legal holidays.
 
Ticket Information:
If you receive a traffic ticket in the Town of Homer, please follow these instructions:

Plead either guilty or not guilty on the ticket and mail the ticket to:
Homer Town Court
4 Water Street, Homer NY 13077.

Section A is a Guilty Plea.
If you make a guilty plea, the Judge will simply set your fine and send you notification through the mail of that fine and the New York State Mandated Surcharge if there is one. You will be given 30 days to pay.

Section B is a Not Guilty plea.
If you make a Not Guilty Plea, the court will mail a letter to you regarding how to proceed.

To avoid a suspension of your driver’s license, you must mail your plea to our court.

If you are charged with a Misdemeanor level crime or higher, you will need to appear in court on the date the officer provided for arraignment. A Plea sent through the mail cannot be accepted.