Town Court


Deborah O'Rourke

Court Clerk
Ellen Alfieri, Justice
Gordon L. Purdy III, Justice


Town of Lake Pleasant

Town Municipal Center
Route 8

PO Box 799

Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

Fax 518) 548-3028
             Judge Alfieri               Judge Purdy

Town Justices are elected to four-year terms. Lake Pleasant has two judges who preside over its court. Each justice is responsible for half of each month, and both are on call to conduct arraignments on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week. Court is in session every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. and every fourth Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. to hear matters handled by the District Attorney.

Town Courts are local courts with original jurisdiction over any and all traffic and criminal matters occurring within the town borders. They also have jurisdiction over small claims matters with a limit of $3,000.00

  • Town Courts deal with such matters as:
  • Alcohol Beverage Control Law
  • Civil Practice Law and Rules
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Procedure Law
  • Domestic Violence Cases
  • Environmental Conservation law
  • Local Laws and Ordinances
  • Navigation Law
  • Parks and Recreation Law
  • Penal Law
  • Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
  • Small Claims
  • Vehicle and Traffic Law

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