Justice Court

Town Judges: Thomas S. Doupe and Henry E. Kirch

Court Clerks: Sally Newell and Stephanie Anderson

Office:

5977 East Henrietta Rd.    (Click for Map)
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

Court Sessions Mondays @ 5:00PM

District.Attorney Night scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month @ 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.

Some of the Cases Town Courts Deal with are:

  • 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