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:
NO EVENING COURT  SESSION ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020
COURT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020 (ELECTION DAY)
COURT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2020  (VETERANS' DAY)
COURT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2020 (THANKSGIVING DAY)
NO EVENING COURT SESSION ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2020 (THANKSGIVING)
NO EVENING COURT SESSION ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2020 (CHRISTMAS EVE)
NO EVENING COURT SESSION ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2020 (NEW YEAR'S EVE)

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.

WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS IN PLACE DUE TO COVID-19
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING!

FOR ALL PARKING AND VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC INFRACTION TICKETS:  

you can mail in your plea of GUILTY or NOT GUILTY

IF YOU RECEIVED A PARKING TICKET:

  • If you are pleading guilty mail in your payment. 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.  A pre-trial conference will be scheduled and you will be notified by mail of your conference date. 

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

  • Please review the instructions on the ticket. Submit your plea by mail. The appearance date and time  on your ticket is to notify the court in writing of your plea of guilty or not guilty, it is not a pre-trial conference date.  If you come to the court  with your plea, you will be asked to fill it out and hand it in. NO DECISION WILL BE MADE REGARDING THE TICKET IF YOU APPEAR IN PERSON ON THE APPEARANCE DATE.
  • 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  or mandatory NY State surcharge. 
  • 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.
  • IF YOU ARE CHARGED WITH A MISDEMEANOR TRAFFIC TICKET --  YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT ON THE DATE AND TIME SHOWN ON THE TICKET.


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 by appointment only 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 and are shown on the current Court and Traffic Calendar as well. All appearances are scheduled by the court and you will be notified by mail of your appearance date.  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.

DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ALL COURT APPEARANCES ARE SCHEDULED BY THE COURT AND YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MAIL OF YOUR APPEARANCE DATE.  
ALL COVID RESTRICTIONS APPLY.

VENTED MASKS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE COURT BUILDING.