The Town Justice Court is administered by two Justices, who rule on a wide variety of matters both civil and criminal, including traffic violations and small claims.
23 Elm Street
Westfield, NY 14787
Court Clerk’s Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
James Spann Jr., Town Justice
Jerry LaPorte, Town Justice
Court Hours: Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Traffic court is held every Monday at 7:30 p.m. (2018 Town Court Dates)
Options for handling a traffic ticket (does not apply to misdemeanors, those must be handled in person):
- Section A: Plea of Guilty, fill in & return to court. A fine and mandatory state surcharge will be assessed and a fine notice will be mailed to the address provided with thirty days to pay.
- Section B: Plea of Not Guilty, fill in & return to court. A pretrial conference with be scheduled with the Assistant District Attorney of Chautauqua County.
Criminal court is held the fourth Monday of every month beginning at 6:30 p.m. (2018 Town Court Dates).
Civil cases are scheduled as they are filed.
For more information regarding small claims cases, please refer to the New York State Unified Court System Guide to Small Claimes in the NYS City, Town and Village Courts.
For more information regarding evictions, please refer to the New York State Unified Court System Evictions page.