Town Court

**Notice as of 7/28/20**

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 16, 2020 at 5 PM, all pending non-essential matters in Justice Courts were adjourned until further notice.  If your matter was adjourned, you will be contacted with a new court date when regular in-person court operations resume. If you had a scheduled appearance at court that was adjourned, you will not be penalized for your absence

 

You should only appear in court if you are instructed to do so directly by the court. As we work to create a safe environment for everyone please refer to http://nycourts.gov/courts/townandvillage/ for additional guidance or call 716-326-6255 or email WestfieldTownCourt@nycourts.gov.  If you have had a change of address since the time of your arrest please contact the court to update your records so that you will not miss a court date when you are required to appear. 

 
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.

Contact Information

Eason Hall
23 Elm Street
Westfield, NY 14787

Julie Devlin, Court Clerk [E-mail]
Ph: (716) 326-6255
Fax: (716) 280-6489

Court Clerk’s Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

James Spann Jr., Town Justice

Jerry LaPorte, Town Justice

2020 Court Dates

Traffic Court

If you received a traffic ticket you should plan to either appear in court on your appearance date or complete the right hand side of your ticket and return your plea to the court by mail before your appearance date"

  • 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 approximately 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

Current cases are heard at 6:30pm, arraignments are at 7:30pm

Civil Cases

Civil cases are scheduled as they are filed.

Small Claims

For more information regarding small claims cases, please refer to the New York State Unified Court System Guide to Small Claims in the NYS City, Town and Village Courts

Form to file a small claims case in the Town of Westfield

Evictions

For more information regarding evictions, please refer to the New York State Unified Court System Evictions page.