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Justice Court


TOWN OF CLARENCE JUSTICE COURT   


Clarence Town Justice Court
      5 Town Place
Clarence, NY 14031
Directions
PH:   (716) 741-8948
FAX: (716) 741-2976

                                      TOWN JUSTICES

Hon. Michael B. Powers
Hon. Jonathan S. Hickey

 
COURT CLERKS

Mary E. Kelley
Sally Moore

    
TOWN PROSECUTOR
      Peter Vasilion


Hours of Operation:
Office and Transaction Window Hours:    Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (excluding Holidays)
License Suspension Termination Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:15 pm (excluding Holidays)

To All Courthouse Visitors:   
Court visitors are required to wear masks, maintain social distancing and follow the health and safety instructions of court personnel. ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE COURT BUILDING MUST PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AT ALL TIMES
Do not enter the courthouse if you
:
-Have flu-like symptoms or
-Have recently tested positive for COVID, or have been directed to quarantine, isolate or self-monitor at home for the Corona Virus by any doctor, hospital or health agency or
-Have recently had close contact with a person testing positive for COVID (unless you have recovered from COVID within the past 3 months or are fully vaccinate*) or
-Have returned from international travel within the last 10 days (unless oyu have recovered from COVID within the past 3 months, are fully vaccinated or have returned 8-10 days ago and have received a negative viral COVID test 3-5 days after your return**). 
*If you are covered by this close contact exemption, please be prepared to provid proof of vaccination or recent recovery from COVID.
**If you are covered by this international travel exemption, please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination, recent recovery from COVID or your test results.

Court Sessions: 
Tuesday -  Hon. Michael B. Powers - Treatment Court - 4:00 pm
                                                  - Criminal & Traffic Court - 5:00 pm 

Thursday - Hon. Jonathan S. Hickey - Criminal & Traffic Court - 5:00 pm

Payments:
Payments can be made by mail or in person at the court office transaction window. 
Payments can be made in US funds with cash, money order, or by credit card (Master Card or Visa). 
A 2.99% service fee will be assessed to the credit card transaction in addition to the fine, surcharge,
or other amount charged to the cardholder by the credit card machine provider.  We do not accept personal checks.         
Clarence Court Credit Card Payment Form                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Rules of the Court:

  • Please remove all hats before entering the courtroom
  • Appropriate dress is expected.
  • Cell phones and electronic devices must be silenced.
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the Courtroom.
  • No Adjournments will be granted within 48 hours of the scheduled date without good cause.
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    THE COURT CLERKS ARE NOT PERMITTED BY LAW TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE.  
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    This site provides free, do-it-yourself forms and facts. 
    For legal advice you may contact an attorney or the Erie County Bar Assiciation at (716)852-3100 for a referral.
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