Town Court

2609 State Route 23
P.O. Box 305
Hillsdale, NY 12529
Court Clerk Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 4
Fax: (518) 325-6917

Justice: Mark Cawley
Justice: Russ Immarigeon

Court Clerk: Kati Bell
Court Clerk Office Hours:
Tuesdays 9 am – 4 pm
Wednesdays 9 am – 4 pm
Thursdays 9 am – 2:45
On DA court days, the third Wednesday of the month, Noon – 4 pm

For evictions and small claims:
Court is in session the first Wednesday evening of the month at 6 pm in the Hillsdale Town Hall.

For vehicle & traffic & criminal cases involving the Columbia County District Attorney:
Court is in session the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise announced, at 5 pm and 6 pm.

The Hillsdale Town Court is the first level trial court in the New York State Court System. The Court has jurisdiction over vehicle and traffic matters, criminal matters, small claims cases (up to $3000), landlord-tenant cases. It has the authority to arraign persons on all charges, but is generally limited to adjudication of non-felony charges.

The Town justices are also empowered to officiate at weddings of all who possess a valid marriage license in the State of New York. The voters of Hillsdale elect the Town Justices to four year terms.