Village Justice Court

Located at 244 Vineyard Road, Huntington Bay, NY 11743

 

Judge:  Stephen Kunken

Court Clerk:  Danielle (dcatanese@nycourts.gov)

Court Clerk Hours:  Monday - Friday 9:00AM-3:00PM 

 

Phone: 631-427-2843

 

Plea of Not Guilty to a Summons

Court starts at 7:00PM located at Village Hall.  First come, first serve.  You will

have the opportunity to meet with the Village Prosecutor or the Assistant District

Attorney (depending on the type of summons) before the Judge appears at 7:30PM.   

Please appear in court the date noted on your summons.   If you are unable to

appear on the date you were provided, you MUST call the Court Clerk for an

adjournment. 

Upcoming Court Dates

November 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM at Village Hall, 244 Vineyard Road, Huntington Bay

December 3, 2019 - 7:00 PM at Village Hall, 244 Vineyard Road, Huntington Bay

IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR FOR YOUR COURT DATE AND HAVE

NOT RESPONDED WITH A GUILTY PLEA, YOUR DRIVERS

LICENSE WILL BE SUSPENDED.  

Doors do not open until 6:45PM.

 

*Bring any documents of proof to court with you

 

At court. we accept Visa, Mastercard, Money Orders, Certified Checks and

Cash ONLY.  As of December 2014,  credit cards transactions are charged 2.99%.  

For example, if your summons is $100 and you use your credit card to pay,

you will be paying $103.00.

We DO NOT accept Personal Checks, American Express or Discover at Court but

you may pay online with with GovPayNet with all credit cards.

 

If your license is suspended, there is a $70 charge from Department of Motor Vehicles to lift the suspension.  

 

(If you have received a summons for “No Insurance” click here to download the proof requirements needed from your insurance company.)  If you supply the proper proof, your summons will be dismissed.

 

Plea of Guilty to a Summons

Click here for fine amounts.  If you do not see your violation listed then you may email the court at dcatanese@nycourts.gov or call 631-427-2843.

Please fill out the “Plea of Guilty” portion on the back of your summons and send in your Money Order or Certified Check to Village Justice Court (Attn:  Payments, 244 Vineyard Road, Huntington Bay, NY 11743) or you may pay online using our online payment system GOVPAYNET. 

We DO NOT accept personal checks.  

 

PAYMENTS OPTIONS

 

  • Walk In:  Credit Card (Mastercard and Visa only.  A 3% fee is added to credit card charges), Cash, Money Order or Certified Check payments may be made in person at Village Hall during Court Clerk hours.  

  • Call:  You may call during Court Clerk hours to make a credit card payment by phone (631-427-2843 ).

  • Mail:  Money Order and Certified Checks may be mailed with your Plea of Guilty portion filled out (located on the back) to Village Hall.  Please provide your Name and Summons # in the envelope.  No personal checks.

  • Pay Online: Pay your ticket using our online payment system GOVPAYNET. A service fee will be assessed on all credit card payments. Service fee information is on the website at time of payment.  All credit cards accepted. 

 

Pay your ticket on-line.

 

Please read before using online

payment system:

 

All payments must be paid in full or your payment will be rejected.  If you do not know your fine amount click here.  A service fee will be assessed on all credit card payments. Service fee information is on website at time of payment.

 

Payments may continue to be made by cash or by money order, cashier/certified check without imposition of a service fee. Please note that neither the municipality nor the court receives any portion of the service fee.