Justice Court

Tuesdays - 7:00pm - Presiding Justice: Honorable Charles Mantione Jr.

Contact:
Amanda Riley Clerk to Judge Mantione Email: ajriley@nycourts.gov
Phone: 315-638-1308 ext 1
Fax: 315-671-4672

 

Wednesdays - 7:00pm - Presiding Justice: Honorable Michael Bryant

Contact:
Julie Cooper Clerk to Judge Bryant Email: jcooper@nycourts.gov
Phone: 315-638-1308 ext. 2
Fax: 315-671-4672

The Court Clerks ARE NOT PERMITTED to give legal advice!

 

Court Location and Mailing Address

8220 Loop Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Office Hours

Monday through Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
After business hours, please use the drop box outside of the Court entrance.

Payment methods: Cash, money order, and bank certified checks. NO PERSONAL CHECKS accepted.  Credit cards accepted with a 2.99% service fee.  Neither the Court nor the Municipality receives any portion of this fee.  

Pay online at www.paycourtonline.com or call 888-912-1541. A convenience fee will be added to the transaction.

Small Claims, Evictions and Civil Filings

Filings are accepted: Monday through Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm

Traffic Tickets

Guilty Plea by Mail: If you wish to plead “Guilty” to a traffic violation by mail, please date and sign PART A of your ticket and remit it to the Court before the court date which is printed on the front of your ticket. Upon receipt, the Court will notify you in writing to indicate the fines and/or surcharges that may be due.

Not Guilty: If you wish to plead “Not Guilty” by mail, you must date and sign PART B of the ticket. Upon receipt of your “Not Guilty” plea, the Court will notify you on how to contact the District Attorney's Office with further instructions.  

Adjournments

Criminal Court: Requests must be made in writing by the attorney. Mail or fax requests.

Traffic Court: For violations only (not misdemeanors). Requests can be made by mail, fax or phone call.

Small Claims: Adjournment requests made prior to the scheduled hearing must be done by mail to all parties. On the day of the scheduled hearing you or a representative MUST APPEAR to request an adjournment.

Evictions: No adjournments available.

Bail

Bail is posted to assure the appearance of a defendant on each and every court date until the case is closed. The bail posted will not be refunded until the case is closed and all fines are paid. A 3% poundage fee may be deducted from the bail amount depending on the outcome of the case. You must present your original bail receipt and photo ID when requesting the return of bail.

Suspended License and Warrants

To take care of a suspended license, come to the Court Clerk’s counter during office hours. Bring any forms sent to you in the mail concerning your suspension.

Warrants: You must surrender yourself to the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department or, to the NYS Troopers.

Marriages

Town Of Lysander judges who are authorized to perform marriages:

Honorable Michael M. Bryant
Honorable Charles J. Mantione Jr.

315-638-1308

Lysander Town Court presides over TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS, CRIMINAL CASES, ARRAIGNMENTS, DWI CASES, EVICTIONS WITHIN TOWN LIMITS, SMALL CLAIMS UP TO $3,000, TOWN ORDINANCES.

The Town Judges are available to perform marriage ceremonies.  Please call the Court for more information.

If you are a defendant in a criminal matter, but cannot afford an attorney, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you at arraignment.