Town Court

Court-related telephone inquiries

Court-related fax number

Due to the recent Coronavirus Pandemic, The Court is now open to the public by appointment only. At this time, the current court calendar is for criminal and civil matters only. If you were issued a traffic ticket, please sign either the guilty or not-guilty portion of the ticket and mail it to us – Please do not appear in person.    
Should you have any questions, leave us a message at 518-392-2706.  We will return your call at the courts earliest convenience. Please do not call the Town Clerk as she has nothing to do with the Court and will not be able to assist you. 
We thank you for your cooperation in this effort to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 to others in the community. 

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)

To Pay Fines On-Line please use You must have ticket number or case number and last name.

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 2021 calendar