Town of Windsor Court

Presiding Justices:
Honorable Fredric S. Stapleton
Honorable Richard R. Blythe

Mailing Address:
124 Main Street
Room 5
Windsor, NY 13865

Phone: (607) 655-1973 / Court Fax: (607) 655-4106

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM


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+1 347-378-4143 United States, New York City (Toll) or +1 833-262-7886 United States (Toll-free) Phone Conference ID: 509 829 252#

Please sign in fifteen minutes before your scheduled* appearance as cases may be ready to be heard earlier than scheduled. When you join the meeting, you will be placed in a waiting room. Please do not leave the waiting room. We will see when you check in and bring you into the meeting when the Court is ready.

Once you are brought into the meeting, you will need to unmute yourself and make sure that your video is enabled. If you do not have video capabilities, please inform the Judge when he recognizes your entrance to the meeting.

* - This is only for scheduled Virtual appearances in which you received a letter that this would be handled virtually.

Traffic Tickets:
If you received a Traffic Ticket please mail your plea, indicating your plea of Guilty or Not Guilty (SEE BELOW). If Town Hall is opened, you may place your plea in the drop box located in the last door (Justice Office) on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have Misdemeanor, you must appear in person.

PLEA GUILTY (Part A) as charged: By pleading “Guilty” you waive your right to a trial. A Guilty plea will result in a penalty being imposed, the amount of which will be sent to you by mail. The court does not have the authority to reduce points associated with a guilty plea. It is the responsibility of the driver to be aware of the points penalty. This information can be found on the New York State DMV web site

PLEA OF NOT GUILTY (Part B): Upon your plea of “Not Guilty” you may communicate with the Broome County District Attorney’s Office via their web site at concerning an alternative disposition. Any proposed agreement is subject to the court’s approval. Once your plea of not guilty is received and accepted by the court, you will receive a notice for a possible virtual pre-trial conference.

Scheduled Pre-Trial Conferences and Non-Jury Trials:
Second and fourth Monday of each month with the Broome County Assistant District Attorney (Pre-Trial Conference and Non-Jury Trial notice will be sent to advise you of your date and time).

Small Claims:
Second Tuesday of the month at 5:00PM and the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30PM. "A Guide to Small Claims Court" handbook may be picked up at the court office or downloaded here.

To file a Small Claim in the Town of Windsor Court. The defendant MUST live or work in the Town of Windsor.
Small Claims is for monetary damages up to $3,000.00.
Filing Fees: $10.00 for $0 - $1,000
$15.00 for $1001 - $3,000
As an alternative to filing a small claim, you can contact ACCORD (A Center for Dispute Resolution, Inc.). This is a mediator service, which is free. In Broome County you can call (607) 724-5153. Email at In Tioga County call (607) 687-8222. Email at

Summary Proceedings (Eviction):
Tuesday and Wednesday - please contact the court regarding availability.
The court DOES NOT provide paperwork for Summary Proceedings.
Endorsement Fee: $20.00
Filing Fee: $20.00


Cash – In person, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, (9:00am – Noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm)
Money Order/Certified Check – US funds for exact amount, payable to Windsor Town Court.
Or pay online or by phone: or by calling (888) 912-1541 24/7 (convenience fee will apply). This is through NCourt, a third party vendor.
A locked drop box is located in the door of the justice office in Windsor Town Hall. You may leave a plea or payment (no cash).

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