Heather L. Kitchen
and Carl S. Wolfson
Location: 20 Middlebush Road, Wappingers
Falls, NY 12590
Mon.-Fri. 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Court in session: Tuesdays 5:30 P.M., 1st and 3rd
Thursday’s 5:30 P.M., 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 5:30
P.M. (Criminal matters are calendared on the
Wednesday and Thursday court sessions.)
Directions: From Route 84, take exit 13-Route
9 north, approximately 5 miles to County Route 93
(Middlebush Road) on left. The Court is located
within the Town of Wappinger Town Hall Building
which is 2/3 of a mile from Route 9 on the left hand
From the Mid-Hudson Bridge, take Route 9 South
approximately 12 miles to County Route 93
(Middlebush Road), on the right and the Town Hall is
approximately 2/3 mile from Route 9 on the left.
Small Claims: may be filed Mon-Fri 9:00 A.M.
until 2:00 P.M., the defendant’s residence, place of
employment or business must be located within the
Town of Wappinger. Claims in the amount of $1,000,
or less- $10.00 to file, over $1,000 and up to
$3,000- $15.00 to file.
Vehicle and Traffic: If you have received a
ticket in the Town of Wappinger for the commission
of a traffic infraction, it is your obligation as a
motorist to respond. Information regarding how to
proceed with the entrance of a plea may be found on
the right side of the ticket issued. Upon the
entrance of a plea of guilty, the court will impose
a fine and notify the motorist by mail as to the
amount of the fine and surcharge. (A mandatory
surcharge is imposed on each and every ticket issued
in the State of New York, section 1809a of the
Vehicle and Traffic Law.) Instructions for payment
procedures will be included. Upon the entrance of a
not guilty plea the court will set the matter down
for trial and the motorist will be notified as to
the trial date.
Petition and Notice of Petition/ Summons and
Complaint - $20.00 each
Transcript of Judgment - $2.00
Certificate of Disposition- $5.00
Driver’s License Suspension Lift Fee- $70.00 per
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, certified check or
money order are acceptable forms of payment. NO
PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.
The Town of Wappinger Court staff is available to
answer questions regarding court procedures, but
court clerks are not permitted to give legal advice.