Matters that come before the court are generally scheduled as indicated below but a justice may consider any type of matter in a court session as is necessary. All calendar sessions are subject to change. Please contact the Court Clerks Office to confirm court sessions.

Town Justice Joseph Petito

Type of Court When Time
Traffic Court 1st Thursday of the Month 6 p.m
Animal Violations & Small Claims Court 2nd Thursday of the Month 6 p.m
Landlord/Tenant Court 
(Subject to Change)
3rd Thursday of the Month 6 p.m
Criminal Court 4th Thursday of the Month 5:30 p.m

Town Justice Jean McArthur

Type of Court When Time
Small Claims Court 1st Tuesday of the Month 5 p.m
Criminal Court 2nd Tuesday of the Month 8:30 a.m
Traffic Court 3rd Tuesday of the Month 5 p.m
Landlord/Tenant and Animal Violations
(subject to change
4th Tuesday of the Month 5 p.m


There are three Court Clerks who can answer questions about court procedures but cannot give legal advice. The Clerks collect fines and respond to requests for documents such as certificates of disposition.

Contact Information

The Court Office is located in the Police/Court building at:

  • 1 Cardinal Road
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
  • Phone Number: 845-229-1620
  • Fax Number: 845-229-2137
  • Hours:
    • Monday - Thursday
      9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Friday
      9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Attention: The material on this page is only for information about the Town of Hyde Park Court and is not intended to provide legal advice. The Town of Hyde Park makes no claims about the correctness or completeness of this information.