Justice Court

Town Judges:  Donald F. Knab, Jr. and Michael Tallon
Court Clerks: Sally Newell, Pamela Rychlicki and Amy Schultz

Parking for Court:

5977 East Henrietta Rd.    (Click for Map)
Rush, NY 14543

1900 Rush Scottsville Rd.  (Click for Map)  - Court Office located around sidewalk to right of Library Entrance

Rush, NY 14543

Phone: (585) 533-1130
Fax: (585) 533-6521
Office Hours: 9:00AM - 1:30PM, Monday through Friday

Acceptable Methods of Payment:
Cash, Money Order, and Credit Cards-Visa, Master Card, and Discover

Please note Court is Closed due to COVID-19 until further notice.

(Normally Court Sessions Mondays at 5:00 PM or as otherwise scheduled
District.Attorney Night scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 5:00 PM.  Defendants represented by private counsel or the public defender’s office.)

Proper attire in the courtroom is required
Please, No Cell Phones or Pagers in the Courtroom
No weapons of any kind are permitted in the Town Hall

About Justice Court

Town and Village Justices are elected to four year terms. They are “on-call” available to conduct arraignments on a 24 hour basis and 7 days a week basis.

Town and Village Courts are local courts with original jurisdiction over all criminal and traffic matters arising within their borders. They have jurisdiction over civil matters up to $3,000.00. Judges perform civil marriage ceremonies.

Cases handled by town courts include:

  • Alcohol Beverage Control Law
  • Criminal Jury Trials
  • Criminal Procedure Law
  • Environmental Conservation Law
  • Family Offenses (domestic violence)
  • Local Laws & Ordinances
  • Mental Hygiene Law
  • Parks & Recreation Law
  • Penal Law
  • Small Claims
  • Transportation Law
  • Vehicle & Traffic Law