Ramapo Town Court

The Town of Ramapo occupies 62 square miles in westernmost Rockland County, New York, along the border with New Jersey. It has a population of 109,000 and contains the eleven villages of Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Kaser, New Hempstead, New Square, Montebello, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern and Wesley Hills. There are also seven hamlets, Antrim, Hillcrest, Monsey, Ramapo, Suffern Park, Tallman and Viola.

Ramapo was recently ranked the 49th best place to live in the United States, cited as having among the lowest crime rates in the country. It was also named the safest city in the U.S. The Town maintains The Joseph T St Lawrence Community, Health, and Sports Center, a domed sports complex for events such as football, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and field hockey. It also has an additional practice field, multi-purpose indoor courts, a running track, cardio equipment, weight training machines, racquetball courts and an aerobic/dance studio. Avon maintains a state-of-the-art facility with the Town’s borders.

The crime rate in Ramapo is rated a 2 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 Town has its own police department and is also served by the New York State Police and the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department.

The Ramapo 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 courthouses are located as follows:

Ramapo Town Court, 237 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901, (845) 357-5100 Ext. 239.

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.

The Law Office of Jared Altman can assist you throughout every stage of the proceeding. Criminal defense attorney Jared Altman is thoroughly experienced and will personally handle the details of your criminal or DWI case from its initial investigation through trial and appeal if warranted. He will assert your rights and ensure that you are afforded every benefit the criminal justice system can be made to offer an accused.

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