Haverstraw Town and Village Justice Courts

The Town of Haverstraw is located in mid to northern Rockland County, below the northernmost Town of Stony Point. It goes completely across the County from east to west and borders the Hudson River. The town occupies 28 square miles and has a population of 34,000.

Haverstraw contains three villages, Haverstraw, Pomona and West Haverstraw, together with eight hamlets, Camp Hill, Felters Corners, Garnerville, Johnsontown, Mount Ivy, Samsondale, Thiells, and Willow Grove. The area was originally known as "Haverstroo", meaning "oat straw", referring to the tall grass that grows along the Hudson River’s shore.

The crime rate in Haverstraw is 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 10. Lower means less crime. The U.S. average is 4. By comparison, New York City rates a 6. The police departments of the Town and Village of Haverstraw have merged. The Town and Village are also under the jurisdiction of the New York State Police and the Rockland County Sheriff. The Village of Pomona has a very low Crime Rate of 1.5 and does not have its own police force or village court. The Village of West Haverstraw has an extremely low Crime Rate of 1.

The Haverstraw Town and Village Courts handle mostly criminal and traffic matters. They also have 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 are located as follows:

Haverstraw Town Justice Court, 1 Rosman Road, Garnerville, NY 10923, (845) 947-0020.

Haverstraw Village Justice Court, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927, (845) 947-4063.

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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