Town Court

Bail Evictions Small Claims Housing Court Vehicle & Traffic Weddings

Town Justice Jeffrey M. Harrington
Town Justice Jon Minear

Town Prosecutors: Stephen Stakowski and Paula Newcomb

Location: Town of West Seneca Justice Court
1250 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

Traffic Court and Small Claims: First Wednesday of each month at 5:00pm

Criminal Court and Evictions: Justice Jeffrey M. Harrington Tuesday Court 6:00pm and Friday 9:00am
Justice Jon F. Minear Tuesday Court 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am

Telephone Numbers:

Judge Jeffrey Harrington’s Traffic Clerk (716) 558-3248
Judge Jeffrey Harrington’s Criminal Clerks (716) 558-3250 or (716) 558-3247
Judge Jon Minear's Traffic Clerks (716) 558-3246
Judge Jon Minear’s Criminal Clerks (716) 558-3251 or (716) 558-3249
Small Claims, Weddings & Certificate of Dispositions (716) 558-3256

Fax Number: (716) 674-0518

Court Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, excluding holidays

To Pay Court Fines: Call 1-888-912-1541 or online at

Erie County Assigned Counsel / Legal Aid: (716) 856-8804

If you have been arrested, given a Notice of Appearance by the police or received a court notice for a criminal matter (any misdemeanor or felony charge) please appear in court on the date indicated on your paperwork.  The court will contact you by MAIL if your court date has been rescheduled.

If you have received traffic ticket(s) please follow the instructions below:

1. To plead guilty, fill in Section A and mail the ticket to the Court.  After we receive your guilty plea you will receive a fine letter in approximately 4-6 weeks.  

2. If you wish to plead not guilty the Town Prosecutor will contact you via mail about a possible reduced plea.  You will not have to appear in Court. If your address does not match your license, please contact the court to update.This mailing could take 4-6 weeks. 

3. If you wish to meet with the Town Prosecutor in person to discuss your case, you can reject the Town Prosecutors mail offer and request a court date.

Payments will be accepted:

1. Credit card payments accepted online at or 1-888-912-1541, the court office does not accept payments over the phone.

2. You may mail in your payment in the form of a MONEY ORDER to the West Seneca     Town Court 1250 Union Road West Seneca NY 14224.  If you require a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope (NO PERSONAL CHECKS).

3. Cash or credit card payments are accepted at 1250 Union Road Room 206, West Seneca NY 14224, Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed weekends and holidays).

If you require a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.


Assigned Counsel Program - (716) 856-8804
Erie County District Attorney's Office Justice Court Bureau - (716) 858-2650
Neighborhood Legal Services -
Center for Elder Law and Justice -
24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline - (716) 862-4357  
Crime Victims Rights - (716) 858-4640
Erie County Housing Helpline - (716) 828-8460
ECBA Volunteer Lawyer Project -