Clarkstown Town Court

The Town of Clarkstown is a New York City suburb located 25 miles north of the City in mid-eastern Rockland County. It occupies 47 square miles and has a population of 82,000. It contains the villages of Spring Valley (most of which is actually in the Town of Ramapo) and Upper Nyack, together with twelve hamlets, Bardonia, Brownsell Corners, Centenary, Central Nyack, Congers, Mount Ivy, Nanuet, New City, Oakbrook, Rockland Lake, Valley Cottage, and West Nyack.

The Town is home to the Palisades Center Mall Shopping Center, the biggest mall in New York State. The New York State Thruway meets the Palisades Parkway and the Garden State Parkway Connector in the town, resulting in many traffic stops. It is also the most densely populated town in Rockland County. The Rockland county seat is located in the hamlet New City which is in the Town of Clarkstown.

The Crime Rate in the Town of Clarkstown is 2 of a scale of 1 to 10. Lower means less crime. The U.S. average is 3. By comparison, New York City rates a 6. The Town has its own police force and court. The Town is also served by the New York State Police and Rockland County Sheriff’s Department.

The Town court handles mostly criminal and traffic matters. It also has jurisdiction over landlord and tenant disputes, building code violations and small claims. A typical criminal calendar includes matters such as DWI and DUI, petit larceny, assault, harassment, trespass, unlicensed operation and drug possession. The Clarkstown Town Court is one of the State’s busiest justice courts. It has a Drug Court and a special part devoted only to landlord and tenant matters. The courthouses are located as follows:

Clarkstown Town Justice Court, 20 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956-5099, (845) 639-5960 or 5970.

If you are a suspect or arrested for a crime it is vital that you obtain legal representation as soon as possible. Most offenders in the local courts are new to the criminal justice system and have no idea how it works. They are typically intimidated by the police and completely unaware of their rights or how to exercise them.

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