Patchogue Village Justice Court is one of approximately 2,300 justice courts in the State of New York and is part of the New York State Unified Court System. The Patchogue Village Justice Court predominately presides over offenses alleged to have occurred within the boundaries of the Incorporated Village of Patchogue. These include: New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law violations; New York State Building Code and Patchogue Village Code violations related to Building & Housing matters; New York Penal Law and Patchogue Village Code violations related to Quality of Life matters; and, Patchogue Village Code Parking violations.
Honorable Patricia K. Romeo
Honorable Kerri N. Lechtrecker
Nancy Auer - Court Clerk
Denise Burke - Court Clerk
Patrica Fuoco - Office Clerk
Yvette Miranda - Office Clerk
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm
(631) 475-2753 ext 2
Defendants are presumed innocent and have a right to an attorney at each and every stage of the proceedings. Defendants are guaranteed certain constitutional rights, including the right to a trial, to cross-examine and confront the prosecutor's witness, to put on a defense, to remain silent, and to force the prosecutor to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
For certain minor violations, pleas of guilty can be made by mail or at the court office. Some summonses require a personal appearance as noted on the hard copy provided to you upon issuance of the notice to appear. If you have any questions as to whether your personal appearance is required, feel free to contact the Clerk of the Court.
You may now pay your ticket on-line. All payments must be paid in full. Also a service fee will be assessed on all credit card payments. Service fee information is on website at time of payment. Payments may continue to be made by cash or by money order, cashier/certified check without imposition of a service fee. Please note that neither the municipality nor the court receives any portion of the service fee.