Town of Clarendon - Justice Court

The Court Office is CLOSED from Mon., May 23 – Fri., June 3, 2022.  Email for answers during this time.

All traffic infractions (non-Misdemeanor) violations will  be handled by mail.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPEAR ON YOUR COURT DATE.  You will receive a letter by mail with further instructions.  This letter will be mailed 2-3 weeks after the date the ticket was issued. 

Please call, fax or email the court with any questions.
Phone: (585) 638-6371 ext 102   Fax: (585) 638-5726


Honorable Thomas M. DiFante, Town Justice
Phone: (585) 638-6371 ext. 102

Court Clerk Joanne Major
Phone: (585) 638-6371 ext. 102

Civil and criminal jurisdiction over all misdemeanors, violations and infractions
Arraignment and preliminary jurisdiction over felonies

Common Laws:
Vehicle & Traffic Law – Penal Law
Local Laws and Ordinances – Environmental Conservation Law
Small Claims Law (up to $3000) – Civil Practice Law and Rules
Real Property Actions and Proceeding Law – Transportation Law
Criminal Procedure Law – Contract Law
Alcohol Beverage Control Law

Court Hours:

District Attorney night: 2nd Monday of each month – Court starts at 5:30 pm