Town Court

Due to the ever changing guidelines with regards to COVID-19 please contact the court clerk if you are unsure if you should appear in court.

Please note:

You should plan to appear at the time appointed by the court. This is to ensure that we can keep everyone as safe as possible through social distancing.  Do NOT attempt to enter the building until your time.

Upon entry you will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status and your temperature will be checked before you enter the courtroom.

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed please contact the court clerk for an adjournment.

We appreciate your patience as we work to ensure everyone's safety.

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

 

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.  If you require a payment plan please contact the court clerk to arrange this.
  • 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

You will be notified by the court when you are to appear.  If you are unsure contact your attorney or the court clerk for confirmation.  If you require the services of the Public Defender's Office please call (716) 581-0868 or (716) 753-4376 for a telephone interview.  If you were given a fingerprint order at the time of your arrest you must make sure you have completed this before your court date.

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.