Town Of Newport
Boards & Committees

Town Justice

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Duties:
Town justices have jurisdiction in criminal and civil matters, and in special proceedings as conferred by law (Town Law, Section 31; Uniform Justice Court Act). The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) provides a separate publication for Town Justices entitled Handbook for Town and Village Justices and Court Clerks. The handbook, which provides guidance on the reporting and handling of fines, is available online at http://www.osc.state.ny.us/localgov/pubs/jch.pdf.
Officials:
Malcolm Harris
Phone: 315-845-8605
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