THIS WEBPAGE WILL CONTAIN THE MOST RECENT UPDATES REGARDING COURT OPERATIONS. (MOST RECENTLY UPDATED 01/18/2022)
THE COURT OFFICE IS OPEN MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM. AND 3:00 P.M. AND TUESDAYS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 A.M. AND 12:00 P.M. AND IS CLOSED ON ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS AND FOR SCHEDULED TRAINING.
Honorable Tanja Sirago, Cairo Town Court Justice
Honorable Joan M. VanDenburgh, Cairo Town Court Justice
Kathleen Costanzo, Senior Court Clerk
Christine Julig, Deputy Court Clerk
Phone: 518-622-3388 ext. 251
* Please note the above e-mail address may not be utilized for purposes of adjournment requests, requests for information or filing of any court documents. You must call the court office during regular business hours and speak with a court clerk for any of these inquiries.
Court sessions are held on Tuesdays. You may still enter the building to make payments and return traffic pleas on these days during court sessions however, no civil filings will be accepted during court sessions. NO EXCEPTIONS.
UPDATED PROCEDURES FOR ENTERING THE COURTROOM
When you arrive at the court building for a scheduled court appearance you may access the link below through your phone’s web browser to register your appearance. Upon registering you will be notified by text message when your case is ready to be called. You may then wait outside or in your vehicle instead of entering the court building multiple times.
CIVIL MATTERS INCLUDING SMALL CLAIMS AND SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS
Please refer to the links to the right for documents and information regarding civil filings. You may call the court office during the hours listed above for information and instructions regarding the filing of civil matters, keeping in mind that court staff may not give legal advice or assistance with filing procedures other than how to access the Court. No civil filings may be left in the outside drop box. Please note that no personal or business checks will be accepted for civil filings.
* Town Justices are available to perform marriage ceremonies on an appointment basis. Please contact the court office for more information. You may also consult the Town Clerk’s webpage on this website for information with regard to the requirements for applying for a marriage license or refer to the New York State Department of Health website at: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4210
* No court filings will be accepted and/or processed during court sessions – no exceptions. Court filings will only be accepted at the court office during normal business hours.