Town Justice

  • Hon. Donald Markwica – (518) 962-4882
  • Catherine Simmer – Court Clerk – (518) 962-4882

The Town Justice has such jurisdiction in criminal and civil matters and in special proceedings, as is conferred by law. The Duties and Responsibilities of the Town Justice can be found in FindLaw’s hosted version of the New York Town Law, Section 31 (§ 31. Powers and duties of town justices; requirements; restriction).

The Town Court is in the Town Office Building on State Route 22 (22 Champlain Ave.).

Court Hours:
Court is held on Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
Court Clerk Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

How to Pay a Fine:

All fines must be paid in US funds

In Person: Cash, money order, certified check (no personal checks) made payable to Westport Town Court, or credit card. A convenience fee is charged for credit card payments.

By Phone (518) 962-4882: Credit card. A convenience fee is charged for credit card payments.

By Mail: Money order or certified check (no personal checks) made payable to Westport Town Court. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you wish to receive a receipt.

Online: Make secure credit card payments 24/7 at PayCourtOnline.com. A convenience fee is charged for credit card payments.