The Village Justice Department

Ronald DeCaprio - Village Justice
Luis A. Torres - Acting Village Justice

Ph: 845-947-4063
Fax: 845-429-0109
JusticeCourt@VillageofHaverstraw.com
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Court Schedule:

  • every Wednesday - 5:30 p.m.
  • every 2nd & 4th Thursday - 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
  • every 3rd Thursday - 5:30 p.m.

The Village Justice is elected for a four –year term. The Acting Village Justice is appointed. They are assisted by Court Clerk Jessica Oms, and part-time clerk Toni Jones. The Justice Court has a general jurisdiction over criminal, civil, and vehicle/traffic within the Village.

Civil jurisdiction is limited to matters up to $3000.00. Jurisdiction is based upon the Plaintiff or Defendant living, working, or maintaining a place of business in the Village of Haverstraw and the other party may be served in the County of Rockland.

There is a Small Claims part of the Court with jurisdiction up to $3000.00. However, jurisdiction is based upon the Defendant living, working, or maintaining a place of business in the Village of Haverstraw.