Town & Village of Geneseo Courts
The Court Clerk’s Office is now open to the public. Face masks are required to enter the building and courtroom facility. Please be advised that a limited number of court appearances on criminal cases will begin in July. If you are scheduled to appear in court, you will receive a notification with the court date and time to appear. If you have questions or concerns about any case pending in our court, please contact the court via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 585-243-4530 ext. 3.
119 Main Street, Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: 585-243-4530 - Option # 3
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Geneseo Town Court
Court Hours: Starts at 2:00 PM
1st Tuesday: Hon. Kathleen Houston
3rd Tuesday: Hon. Robert A. Presutti
Geneseo Village Court
Court Hours: Starts at 2:00 PM
2nd Tuesday: Hon. Thomas C. Bushnell
4th Tuesday: Hon. Kathleen Houston
Find the help you need to represent yourself in NY Courts, at the following website: NYCourthelp.gov
Please note that the Assistant District Attorney and Public Defender are present on these court dates.
Courts are not scheduled on the 5th Tuesday of any month.
Payment is Accepted as Follows
CASH, MONEY ORDERS, BANK CERTIFIED CHECKS and MASTERCARD/VISA ARE ACCEPTED. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE IN US FUNDS!
WE DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS AND CANNOT ACCEPT PAYMENTS OVER THE PHONE!!!
Online payments are accepted at: NY State Court Payments Online. In order to utilize this website, you would need the name, DOB and ticket number and/or case number to make the payment. Please note, this online payment system will only accept full payments on a case. If you would like to make a partial payment on your case, please contact the court clerk’s office directly.
Pleas and Small Claims
Guilty Pleas - If you wish to plead guilty by mail and no longer have your original ticket, please use the attached form and mail it to the Court at the above address. Please print clearly and include your current mailing address.
Not Guilty Pleas – If you wish to plead not guilty, please fill out the not guilty plea section on your ticket or if you no longer have your original ticket send a letter to the court stating you wish to plead not guilty. We will then schedule you for a conference with the assistant district attorney. Please print clearly and include your current mailing address.
Small Claims – In Small Claims Court individuals can sue for money only, up to $3,000. The claim must be filed in the jurisdiction in which the person lives, works or has a place of business. If your claim is $1,000 or less, the filing fee is $10, if your claim is over $1,000, the fee is $15.00. The filing fee can be paid by credit/debit, money order or cash. The Village Court will not accept personal checks. Application for filing a claim ( click here). Please fill out the defendant’s name and address, your name as plaintiff, a brief description of the claim, amount of claim, your signature, address and phone number. After the court receives your claim form and filing fee, you will be notified of the court date.
Livingston County District Attorney
(for information regarding reductions and traffic diversion program)
Please be sure to include your full name, address and a copy of your ticket whenever corresponding with the Court or District Attorney’s Office.