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