The Town of Orangetown Justice Court handles criminal, civil and vehicle and traffic cases. For civil cases and small claims, a plaintiff or defendant must be a resident, business owner or employee in Orangetown, and the action must not seek more than $3,000. The court has two Town Justices who each serve four-year terms, with one Town Justice elected every two years. Staff members at the courthouse include a court clerk, an assistant court clerk, three full-time clerks and one part-time clerk. The courthouse is located in Town Hall at 26 Orangeburg Rd. in Orangeburg, New York.
The courthouse is one of nearly 1,300 town and village courts, or Justice Courts, located throughout the state of New York. Collectively, the locally funded courts handle close to 2 million cases a year with the help of nearly 2,200 judges. The Justice Courts fulfill various roles within their jurisdictions, from handling small claims proceedings to conducting arraignments and preliminary hearings for felony cases. The operation hours each courthouse depends on factors such as the size of the town or village and the court's caseload. The Town and Village Justices are on-call and could be called upon any time of the day or night to conduct arraignments and serve as family court judges when the Family Court is not in session.
The Town of Orangetown is located in the southeastern corner of Rockland County. Its communities include Piermont, Nyack, South Nyack and Grandview. If your case is being heard in the Town of Orangetown Justice Court, reach out to my Rockland County criminal defense law firm, the Law Office of William J. Reddy, and I might be able to help. I can offer legal representation in a variety of areas, including assault, burglary, domestic violence, DWI, and forgery, along with many other areas. Besides Rockland County, the firm also serves clients in Hudson Valley and New York City.
I, William J. Reddy, have experience as a former senior assistant district attorney and a narcotics prosecutor, which equips me with a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system. I know how to handle complex criminal defense cases and will aggressively work toward positive outcomes for my clients. Criminal convictions can result in serious consequences, such as hefty fines, jail time and prison time, so it is vital that those accused of criminal offenses turn to a skilled attorney to help them defend themselves in court. Contact the firm today for a free consultation!