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NYS Unified Court System – Town of Ghent

Notice to All Litigants of Ghent Town Court

Due to the recent Coronavirus Pandemic, this court will not be in regular session. All matters are administratively adjourned until further notice upon resumption of the regular court sessions. You will be contacted by the court personnel at a future date. Should you have any questions, leave us a message at 518-392-2706. We will call you back within 3 business days.

If you have a scheduled appearance or were otherwise directed to attend court, you will not be penalized for your absence.

We thank you for your cooperation in this effort to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 to others in the community.

Court-related telephone inquiries – 518.392.2706

Court-related fax number – 518.392.7259

The Ghent Town Court is a part time Court held on the first and second Mondays of the month (excluding holidays).

The Court Clerk is also available Saturday 8:30am to 11:30 am

Physical Address:
2306 State Route 66
Ghent, NY 12075

Mailing Address:
PO Box 330
Ghent, NY 12075

Please refer to the calendar below for scheduled Court sessions.

  • Justice of the Peace, Honorable Michael Bruno (term 2020-2023)
  • Justice of the Peace, Honorable Mark S. Portin (term 2020-2023)
  • Justice Clerk, Kelly Baccaro (appointed annually by the Town Board)
  • Deputy Justice Clerk, Dineen Panadis (appointed annually by the Town Board)

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The New York State Unified Court System, Town of Ghent, while physically located in the Ghent Town Hall, is a separate entity.

Ghent Town Court 2020 Court Schedule

Court starts at 6:00PM

Ghent Town Court 2020 calendar download