TOWN PROSECUTOR nights will be two (2) Tuesdays a month. Please contact the Court Clerk for your date confirmation.
PAYMENT INFO: Please be advised that payments are accepted in person or through the mail in the form of credit/debit (convenience fee of 2.99% assessed for all card payments), or money order. No personal checks. Cash accepted at Court Clerk’s window ONLY. Do NOT send cash payments via mail. Payments can also be accepted online through the following link: Online Payment for Evans Justice Court Fines & Surcharges PAYMENTS CANNOT BE PROCESSED OVER THE PHONE.
Fax (716)549-0940. NO REQUESTS FOR ADJOURNEMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA FAX, YOU MUST CALL THE OFFICE DURING OFFICE HOURS.
SMALL CLAIMS INFO: To print an application for small claim please click the link below (or view document in the DOCUMENT CENTER located on the Town's homepage if this link is not working): Application for Small Claims
EVICTION 1.) VisitNY State Court Help Link for FREE eviction paperwork and directions on filing. 2.) Please call our office at 549-3707 for upcoming available court dates. 3.) Bring copies of completed paperwork and proof of service back to the court to file the eviction proceeding. There is a $20.00 filing fee. 4.) Your Notice of Petition will need to be signed by a court clerk or an attorney. If a court clerk signs the Notice of Petition, there is an additional $20.00 fee.
The Court Personnel Cannot assist you in Eviction Procedures. If you require assistance you may want to consult with an attorney.
What is the purpose of bail?
• The defendent you are bailing out must report to court on the adjourned date and time written on the bail receipt.
What if the Defendant doesn’t show up for court?
If the defendant fails to appear, a warrant will be issued for his/her arrest and bail money may be forfeited.
Will I receive all of my bail money back?
Bail money posted may be subject to a 3 percent pondage fee authorized by section 99-M of the New York State General Municipal Law.
When can I get my bail money back?
Bail money will be returned when the case has been completed.
How do I make arrangements for the return of my bail money?
When the case is completed, contact the court office at (716) 549-3707 to arrange for your return.
Only the person who posted the bail can pick up the return from the court and he/she must have proper identification. Your bail receipt will be collected at this time.
To avoid an unnecessary trip, be sure to call the office at (716) 549-3707 to make arrangements before arriving at the courthouse to pick up your bail money.
Can fines be paid from my bail money?
Only the person who posted the bail can sign the funds over for the payment of fines.