The court is open again. We will hold in-person appearances, and will offer virtual appearances for non-sentencing purposes. If you need a virtual appearance, let your attorney and the court know, and use the instructions below. In-person payments can be taken, and in-person civil and summary proceedings (evictions) can now be scheduled as well. See below for instructions to join a virtual court appearance for this court.
Please note that the court has a mail drop-box outside the entrance door of the court. Please feel free to use this to leave your fine payments or applications for cases.
Please note that you need to provide the court with your mailing address, cell number, home number, and e-mail address when you come to court, and select your preferred method of recieving reminders. The Court system will now notify you electronically about your upcoming court appearances.
Notice: Please be sure to listen to the voicemail recording, which provides office hours.
Walton Village Court
21 North Street, Suite 2
Walton, NY 13856
Messages will be returned as fast as possible
Walton Village Court Clerk
Kristin Beers: (607) 865-6150 email@example.com
Walton Village Judge
Hon. Chad Hall: (607) 865-6150
Court Clerk Office Hours:
Court is in session every Monday at 5:00 PM, except holidays
ADA Days are the 3rd Monday and 4 th Tuesday of the month
Police Conference Days are the last Monday of the month
· Fines may be paid in person at the address above during the Court Clerk’s office hours posted above. Methods of payments include cash, money order, or credit/debit card (a convenience fee is included for this option).
· Fines may be through the mail at the address above. You must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your receipt to be returned to you. Methods of payments include cash, money order, or credit/debit card (a convenience fee is included for this option).
Note: Canadians must pay in US Funds.
To contact the Delaware County District Attorney:
District Attorney John L. Hubbard
For plea reduction forms, please click here: https://www.delcony.us/departments/da/documents/WEBSITE%20TrafficTicket%20Reduction%20Instructions%20-%20Rev%2010-29-19.pdf
If your ticket is issued by the Walton Village Police, you must send your not guilty plea into the court via USPS mail to receive instructions on how to request a possible reduction.
Note: You must have already plead not guilty to be considered for a possible reduction or dismissal. If you are charged with a traffic violation and before any plea bargains are accepted, you must first enter a plea of not guilty by appearing for arraignment before the judge or by completing Part B on the traffic ticket, you were issued. You may mail or drop the signed ticket(s) to the court office. Once a plea of not guilty has been entered with the court, you will receive further information regarding plea-bargaining.
· For claims up to $1,000 the filing fee is $10.00
· For claims between $1,001 and $3,000 (Maximum) the filing fee is $15.00. Methods of payments include cash, money order, or credit/debit card (a fee is charged for this option)
Summary Proceeding / Evictions, Civil;
· Filing fee will be $20.00. Methods of payments include cash, money order, or credit/debit card (a fee is included for this option)
· The court does not provide filing information, including forms. You can find instructions and required actions, as well as download the neccessary forms at https://nycourts.gov/courthelp//Homes/LTbasics.shtml
Frequently asked questions;
When are court sessions held?
Court is in regular session every Monday that is not a holiday, at 5:00 PM. The ADA days are the 3 rd Monday and the 4th Tuesday of the month. The Police Department conference days are the 4th Monday of the month. Court can last anywhere from 1 hour to 5 hours, depending on the case load for the evening.
What are your office hours?
· The Court Clerk’s Office hours are Monday’s 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
How do I file a small claim and how much is the filing fee?
Small Claims can be filed with the Court Clerk. The party you are filing against must live, work, or have a place of business in the Village of Walton and receive their mail in the Village of Walton. Post office boxes are not acceptable, and you must provide the court with the exact address. The maximum amount to file a claim for is $3,000.00 For claims up to $1,000.00 the filing fee is $10.00. The filing fee for claims between $1,001.00 and $3,000.00 the filing fee is $15.00. It is recommended that you call ahead to make an appointment to file the paperwork. For more information, you may pick up a booklet on Small Claims at the Court Office. You may also view the New York State Guide to Small Claims Court by visiting: http://www.nycourts.gov/Courthelp/Pdfs/Smallclaimshandbook.pdf
Evictions are scheduled as needed. Please call the Court to confirm specific data and time. The filing fee is $20.00.
For more information, you can visit: http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/Homes/evictions.shtml
How do I answer my traffic ticket?
It is the obligation of the receiving motorist to respond to the ticket. Upon receiving the charge(s) you must either appear on the date listed on the bottom of the ticket or you may sign the ticket according to the written instructions, indicating your plea of either guilty or not guilty and mail it to the court. Upon a plea of guilty, a fine and surcharge will be assessed and you will be notified by mail of the amount due. Upon a plea of not guilty, you will be sent further information on how to proceed.
IF THE CHARGE IS A MISDEMEANOR, YOU MUST APPEAR IN PERSON ON THE DATE AND TIME LISTED AND ENTER YOUR PLEA IN FRONT OF THE JUDGE.
A supporting deposition or more detailed account of the incident may be requested if you did not receive one when the ticket(s) were issued.
Note: Be sure to review ALL information printed on your ticket(s). To plead guilty, complete and sign Part A of your ticket; to plead not guilty, complete and sign Part B of your ticket.
I would like to speak with someone regarding a
reduction or plea bargain.
For more information, visit: http://www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/da/documents/DATrafficTicket.pdf
What if I missed a court date?
How do I contact New York State DMV?
My license is suspended or will be suspended. What
do I do?
What is the Driver's Responsibility Assessment and
do I have to pay that fee?
How do I make a payment?
Delaware County District Attorney’s Office
District Attorney John L. Hubbard
Do I need a lawyer to appear in court with me?