City Court

Diana L. Davis, Chief Clerk
Janine Camillo, Deputy

25 Court Street
Cortland, New York 13045

Office Hours: 8 am - 4 pm, Monday through Friday NEW HOURS!
Telephone: (607) 428-5420
Fax: (607) 428-5435

Parking Tickets

The Office of Administration and Finance is responsible for the collection of parking ticket fines, and the enforcement of the scofflaw process, administered by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles.

Parking tickets can now be paid online by credit card or e-check any time of day or night. There is a small processing fee due at the time of payment.

Arraignment

Court is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.
Emergency arraignments on weekends and holidays as required.

Criminal, Civil and Traffic Trial Terms

ALL PURPOSE: TERMS I through XIII
Hon. Elizabeth A. Burns
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.

JURY TERMS: TERMS II, IV, VI, X and XII
Hon. Elizabeth A. Burns
Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

Additional days as designated by City Court Judge

Commercial and Small Claims Court

Terms I through XIII
Hon. Elizabeth A. Burns
Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.
Special time requests must be submitted in writing to the Court for the Judge's review.
Additional week days as designated by City Court Judge

Part-time City Court Judge Lawrence Knickerbocker shall preside when City Court Judge Elizabeth A. Burns is absent or disqualified.

Cortland Adult Treatment (Drug) Court

Mondays at 2:00 p.m.

Court is not in session on legal holidays.