Ian E. W. Penders

Town Justice

PO Box 803 3655 Lake Road, Clarkson, NY 14430

Christopher T. Wilcox

Town Justice

PO Box 803 3655 Lake Road, Clarkson, NY 14430

Debbie Rath

Court Clerk

Hours & Contact Info

Court Clerks Office:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: CLOSED
P.O. Box 803, 3655 Lake Road, Clarkson, NY 14430
p: (585) 637-1134
f: (585) 637- 1140

Court Hours:

1st and 3rd Monday each month at 3 p.m.
(except for holidays)
P.O. Box 803, 3655 Lake Road, Clarkson, NY 14430
p: (585) 637-1134
f: (585) 637- 1140

Monroe County Clerk Mobile Department of Motor Vehicles is located at the Stanley Pogroszewski Courthouse on Thursdays from 10am-3:30pm

Small Claims Information

Small Claims Court is an informal court where individuals can sue for money only, up to $3,000, without an attorney. A filing fee of $10 is due if your claim is $1000 or less, and $15 if claim is more than $1000.

You may be represented by an attorney at your own expense, but it is not necessary since Small Claims Court is meant to be a people’s court where claims may be tried speedily, informally, and inexpensively.

Anyone over 18 years of age can bring an action in Small Claims Court. If you are younger than 18, a parent/guardian may file the claim for you. Corporations, partnerships, associations, or assignees cannot sue in Small Claims court, but they can be sued. In order to bring a small claims action against someone in the Town of Clarkson, the person you wish to sue must live or own a place of business within the Town of Clarkson. You will be required to supply the correct spelling of the person’s name and their current address.

Small Claims Form