Pay Your Fine or Fee Online
In an effort to better serve the public, the Irondequoit Town Court accepts payment online. Please note that online payments are available for traffic infractions and parking violations ONLY. Fines and surcharges associated with criminal convictions and NYS “Scoff Lift” fees (fees associated with the reinstatement of NYS driver’s licenses following a suspension) must be paid in-person at the Court during regular business hours. Attempts to pay these fines/fees using the online service will result in the transaction being canceled by the Irondequoit Town Court.
PAY PARKING TICKETS ONLINE:
To pay a parking ticket online, please CLICK HERE
PAY TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS ONLINE:
In order to pay traffic infraction tickets online, you must know both the Judge to whom the infraction was assigned and the amount of the fine due to the Court. If you have this information (ie. you have attended court or pled guilty to the ticket via mail and received a letter from the court), please click on one of the following links as appropriate:
For Judge Genier’s Court CLICK HERE
For Judge Valentino’s Court CLICK HERE
For Judge Russi’s Court CLICK HERE
If you do not know the Judge to whom your ticket is assigned, please call the Irondequoit Town Court at (585) 336-6040 for further information.
HELPFUL BROCHURE: A Guide to Small Claims in the NYS City, Town and Village Courts
WHAT IS SMALL CLAIMS COURT?
Small Claims Court handles cases for claims of $3,000 or less. The Town Justice in Small Claims Court only has the power to award money judgments.
HOW CAN I USE SMALL CLAIMS COURT?
You can use Small Claims Court for many different types of cases. A few examples are given below. Remember, your claims may not be for more than $3,000.
- disputes over money owed for security deposits, utility bills or rent;
- claims for the value of damaged, lost or destroyed personal property;
- money damages resulting from an unlawful eviction.
Small Claims Court is not a separate court, but part of the Town Justice Court.
DO I NEED A LAWYER TO GO TO SMALL CLAIMS COURT?
No. Lawyers are not necessary in Small Claims Court, but you can use a lawyer.
HOW DO I START A CASE IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT?
You must bring the action where the Defendant resides, is employed, or has a place of business at the time you start the action.
WHO CAN USE SMALL CLAIMS?
You must be an individual 18 years or older. Under 18 years, action must be brought by a parent or guardian. Corporations, partnerships, associations, or assignees CANNOT bring actions in Town Small Claims Court.
WHAT COSTS ARE INVOLVED?
Filing Fees: $10.00 for claims of $1,000 or less
$15.00 for claims exceeding $1,000
Filing fees must be paid at time of filing small claims with the court.
Small Claims notices will be mailed by the Court office and a copy will be mailed to you to notify you of the date and time of hearing. Bring evidence and witnesses to the hearing.