Now accepting on-line credit and debit card payment processing for: Parking Tickets, Vehicle & Traffic Matters and some Misdemeanor Charges.
Payments may be made online at: www.paycourtonline.comPlease refer to www.paycourtonline.com for more information, or by calling 1-888-912-1541. (a convenience fee will apply) MasterCard and Visa only.
JUSTICE COURT CANNOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS OVER PHONE – must call number listed above.
1. A Not Guilty plea is made by signing and dating Part B of the issued ticket/summons and mailing the document to the Justice Court before the date listed on your summons. Upon receipt of your Not Guilty plea, the Court will notify you in writing of your court date for arraignment. 2. A Guilty plea is made by signing and dating Part A of your summons and mailing the document to the Justice Court before the date lprinted on the front of your summons. Upon receipt of your Guilty plea, the Court will notify you in writing of the fine due which must be promptly paid. No partial payments are accepted. No extensions are granted.
1. If you do not want to enter a plea by mail, you may appear at the Court office before the date listed on your summons. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.
*Please note: The date on your ticket is NOT a Court Date. It is the date for which your plea of Guilty or Not Guilty needs to be received by the Court. Please refer to the instructions found on the front of your ticket. BE SURE to update your ADDRESS on the summons.
**Acceptable methods of payment when paying in person: Cash, VISA, MasterCard, money order or certified check made payable to Town of Cheektowaga Court. NO Personal Checks. Card holder must be present.
***NO FOREIGN CURRENCY or coins.
****No adjournments will be granted on scheduled court dates.
THE COURT CLERKS ARE NOT PERMITTED BY LAW TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE
For further inquiries visit the NYS Unified Court System website: http://www.courts.state.ny.us/courts/townandvillage/faqs.shtml#traffic
Failure to Answer a Ticket in the Town of Cheektowaga
Failure to answer a ticket in the Town of Cheektowaga can and will result in the suspension of one’s license/driving privileges. Penalties for suspension for failure to pay a fine OR appear in court are substantial. To lift a suspension once it occurs there is an extra $70.00 per EACH ticket you received, plus the fines that were originally imposed.
*If you have received notice from the NYS DMV, mail or bring in all associated paperwork.
**Until paid in full, your license will remain suspended.
For more information, contact the traffic court clerks at (716) 686-3915 or (716) 686-3463.