The Irvington Justice Court is located in the lower level of Village Hall at
85 Main Street, Irvington, NY 10533 (Court entrance located on N. Ferris St)
Desmond C. B. Lyons
Mitchell J. Baker
- Hears and decides cases arising under Criminal Law Statutes, the Village Code, Vehicle and Traffic laws and other New York State laws and codes
- Hears and determines Civil Claims, Landlord/Tenant disputes (residential and commercial) and Small Claims
The Court has a varied jurisdiction in which it hears and decides cases arising under Criminal Law Statutes, the Village Code, Vehicle and Traffic laws and other New York State laws. The Court is in session every Monday, at 9:30 am (except for holidays). The Court also hears and determines Civil Claims, Landlord/Tenant disputes (residential and commercial) and Small Claims.
Civil matters, including Small Claims proceedings, are calendared in a manner which is convenient to the litigants while taking
into consideration the Court's caseload. Please call in advance to ascertain a court date prior to filing a case.
The monetary limit of the Court's jurisdiction is $3,000.00 (with the exception that a case may be filed with the Westchester County Court in which it could be transferred to Irvington, if jurisdiction permits, with an increased limit up to $5,000.00), except
in the area of Landlord/Tenant matters. Consideration must also be given to the residence or business address of the parties
being that there are territorial requirements which must be met. The Court Clerk is prepared to answer questions regarding the Court's jurisdiction and procedures and she is ready to assist litigants in filing and processing their claims. The Court Clerk is available Monday through Thursday during the hours of 9:00am until 4:00pm.
Criminal matters are prosecuted by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office or the Village Prosecutor. Depending upon the level of offense charged, an individual accused of a higher level offense may be entitled to a Jury Trial. All criminal litigants are entitled to be represented by an attorney. If an attorney cannot be afforded, one will be appointed by the Court to represent the individual's interests, and the expenses of this representation will be paid by the County of Westchester upon judicial determination.
As the Court closest to the people, the Irvington Justice Court assures that each individual's case will be handled in an efficient, sensible and professional manner to ensure that justice has been served.
"Do I have any parking tickets?" You may use the parking payment link above to also check if you have any outstanding parking tickets. You will need to know your license plate number and the state of issuance.
Parking tickets may be paid by using the link above, by leaving a payment with your ticket in the secured lock-box located in the lobby of the Irvington Police Department (24 hours a day), by mailing in a POSTAL MONEY ORDER or CERTIFIED BANK CHECK (mailing cash is not recommended - NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED) or by paying in person during business hours by CASH (only EXACT amount will be accepted), MONEY ORDER, CERTIFIED BANK CHECK or CREDIT CARD (Visa or Mastercard - *2.99% service fee for in person payments; cardholder must be present. Online parking payments have a separate credit card fee). Please call ahead if making a payment in person.
If you would like to contest a parking ticket, fill out the back and/or provide a written request for a trial date no later than the return date on the ticket. Include your name, mailing address and ticket or ticket number/s. You will receive a Court date in the mail indicating when to appear for trial. Parking trials are generally scheduled on Monday mornings at 9:00am or 9:30am.
* A service fee of 2.99% of the payment amount will be assessed on all credit card payments made in person at the Court. Neither the municipality nor the Court receives any portion of the service fees for use of credit card payments.