Webster Justice Court


Town Justices are elected to four-year terms. Most towns have two judges presiding over the courts. Town Justices take turns serving as on-call judges, where they are available to conduct arraignments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Town and village courts are local courts with original jurisdiction over all criminal and traffic matters arising within their borders. They have jurisdiction over civil matters up to $3,000.

Case Types

Town courts deal with the following types of cases:
  • Alcohol beverage control law
  • Civil practice law and rules
  • Contract law
  • Criminal jury trials
  • Criminal procedure law
  • Domestic relations law
  • Environmental conservation law
  • Family offenses and spousal abuse
  • Local laws and ordinances
  • Marriage ceremonies
  • Mental hygiene law
  • Navigation law
  • Parks and recreation law
  • Penal law
  • Personal and property torts
  • Public health law
  • Real property actions and proceedings law
  • Small claims
  • Tax law
  • Transportation law
  • Vehicle and traffic law

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