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Penfield Town Court

Town Court

Town Justices
John P. Lomenzo Jr.
James P. Mulley, Jr.

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The Penfield Town Court handles in excess of 6,000 cases per year, consisting primarily of criminal matters, vehicle and traffic violations, civil proceedings and small claims.

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Road
Penfield, NY 14526

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Please note that the office may be closed between 1PM-2PM for lunch hour

Contact: Phone:

(585) 340-8623, Fax: (585) 586-0491

Clerk to Hon. John P. Lomenzo Jr.: (585) 340-8723
Clerk to Hon. James. P. Mulley Jr.: (585) 340-8624

Payment Options

  • Cash, money orders, certified bank checks, attorney checks (Made payable to Penfield Town Court)
  • Personal checks are NOT accepted
  • Credit cards (Visa or MasterCard) in person. A 2.99% service fee is added to all credit card payments. Please note that neither the Court nor the municipality receives any portion of the service fee.
  • We do not accept payments over the phone
  • Please contact the clerk if you would like to arrange a payment plan.
  • Payments may also be made online through GovPayNet. A convenience fee will apply.

In order to make a payment online, you must know the name of the Judge who was assigned to your case and the amount due. Please call the Court if you do not know this information.

Fines – Judge Lomenzo, Jr, Pay Location Code #9536 – www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/9536

Fines – Judge Mulley, Pay Location Code #9537 – www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/9537

Criminal and V&T Court Schedule

*Please call the clerk to confirm your court date and time*

JUDGE COURT SCHEDULE COURT CLERK PHONE
Hon. John P. Lomenzo, Jr. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month Elyse Voigt (585) 340-8723
Hon. James P. Mulley, Jr. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month Kirsten Shepanski (585) 340-8624

Evictions and Civil Matters

Please call the clerk for dates and times.

Small Claims

  • Penfield Town Court has jurisdiction over civil complaints for money damages up to $3,000.
  • Jurisdiction: Defendant (person being sued) must live, work or have a place of business in the municipality of Penfield. 
  • Corporations, partnerships, associations and assignees CANNOT bring an action in Small Claims Court but they CAN be sued in Small Claims Court.
  • Filing fees are $10 for claims up to $1,000 and $15 for claims over $1,000 to a maximum of $3,000. Fees can be paid by cash, money order or credit card (Mastercard or Visa).
  • Filing is done in person during regular business hours. You will need a brief description of your complaint, the address of the defendant and the filing fee. The clerks will set a hearing date and serve the defendant by mail. 

Small Claims Handbook: www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/pdfs/smallclaimshandbook.pdf

Marriages

The Justices will officiate marriages by appointment. Please call the court clerk for more information. Marriage licenses are available through the Town Clerks Office, call (585) 340-8629 with questions.

F&Q’s

Q? I have received a traffic ticket - what do I do now?

  1. Plead guilty by mail (Section A of your ticket). Print your name and CURRENT ADDRESS, including zip code, date and sign. A fine and surcharge will be imposed by the Judge and you will be notified by mail, with payment instructions. OR,

  2. Plead Not guilty by mail (Section B of your ticket). Print your name and CURRENT ADDRESS, including zip code, and sign. A new court date will be mailed to you at which time you will be scheduled for a conference with the Assistant District Attorney assigned to Penfield Town Court. OR,

  3. Personally appear on the court date stated on the face of your ticket (located at the lower left corner of your ticket). The Assistant District Attorney will screen your ticket at that date and time.

Q? I have received a parking ticket - what do I do now?

  • Parking tickets are issued in the Town of Penfield by a Parking Monitor or the Monroe County Sheriff's Department.

  • The amount of the fine and the violation is on the face of the ticket (envelope).

    • If you plead guilty, simply print your name & address on the envelope and mail in the fine amount (personal checks are NOT accepted).

    • To plead Not Guilty, check that box and mail in with your name & address printed on the envelope. You will be notified of a trial court date, so the officer can be present.

    • If you appear in court on the date set on the ticket you may speak with the Judge, however, the trial will not be held that night, as the officer will not be present




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