Justice Court

Justices: Hon.  Mark F. Farrell, Town Justice  
  Hon. John J. Donohue, Town Justice  
     
Address: 40 Green Street  
  Mount Kisco, NY  10549  
Phone: (914) 241-7033  
Fax:   (914) 241-3016  
Email: court@mountkiscony.gov  
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm  
     
Staff: Eleanor Humphrey, Court Clerk  
  Linda Pankovic, Court Clerk  
  Julie Sokol, Receptionist  

Please note: All correspondence to the court must be sent by first class mail. Any response or answer/pleas to an issued ticket/violation will not be accepted by e-mail.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 MOUNT KISCO JUSTICE COURT OFFICES
 ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
 DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK RESTRICTIONS

 

ALL COURT SESSIONS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

AT THIS TIME WE ARE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS BY PHONE AT 914-241-7033 DURING BUSINESS HOURS 8:30AM - 4:30PM MONDAY - FRIDAY.
ALL WRITTEN COMMUNICATION WITH THE COURT MUST BE BY MAIL ONLY, addressed to Mount Kisco Justice Court, 40 Green Street, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Do not send by email.

For all criminal, local law, civil, landlord/tenant, small claims and building cases:  

When the Court reopens, all parties will be notified by mail of their next court date.

FOR ALL PARKING AND VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC INFRACTION TICKETS:   Even though court sessions are cancelled, you must still mail in your plea of GUILTY or NOT GUILTY

IF YOU RECEIVED A PARKING TICKET:

  • Payment should be made by check or money order payable to Mount Kisco Justice Court and mailed to the court.  Do not send cash in the mail.
  • To plead Not Guilty, complete the appropriate section on the back of the ticket.     PRINT clearly your NAME and CURRENT ADDRESS and mail it to the Court.

IF YOU WERE ISSUED A TRAFFIC INFRACTION TICKET BY THE POLICE:

  • Please review the instructions on the ticket. Submit your plea by mail.
  • To plead GUILTY, sign and print your address in the top right section under PLEA OF GUILTY, then MAIL it to the Court. Be sure to include your CURRENT ADDRESS. The matter will be reviewed by the judge and you will be notified by mail of any fine amount or mandatory NY State surcharge. Court staff will not know the fine amount in advance.
  • To plead NOT GUILTY: complete in the section under PLEA OF NOT GUILTY on the lower right-hand side of the ticket. Be sure to INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS and mail it to the court. You will be notified by mail of your court date.


Court Information:

The judicial branch of Mount Kisco is served by two elected Village/Town justices.
The justices preside over the Justice Court and hear traffic, civil and criminal cases pertinent to Mount Kisco. The courthouse is located at the Richard A. Flynn Justice Complex, Green Street (at the far end of the Police Department).

There are two Town Justices that rotate every month as shown on the court schedule. Court sessions are held Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for all criminal, vehicle and traffic appearances, civil and small claims cases. A Spanish translator is available during the scheduled court sessions shown on the current Court and Traffic Calendar listed on the left of this page. Vehicle and Traffic scheduled trial dates, scheduled local law trials appear on Wednesdays, once a month, shown on the current Court and Traffic Calendar as well. All Building/Town ordinance matters are heard on the first Tuesday of each month at 5pm. No Court due to Holidays/Scheduling - please see the current Court and Traffic Calendar schedule.