The Village of Florida Court at 33 South Main St and plays an important role in extending important justice services to the residents of the Village. The Court exercises broad criminal and civil jurisdiction ranging from the arraignment and initial hearings on felony level criminal cases, to the adjudication of both penal law and vehicle traffic crimes, violations and offenses, domestic violence cases and issuance of temporary and continuing orders of protection, civil proceedings, (including small claims), landlord/tenant matters, Village Code violations, environmental conservation cases and and animal cruelty issues, among others.

Please refer all questions to the Court Clerk at 845-651-4940 or leave a voicemail. 

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, the Village Court maintains a continuing virtual presence and has implemented a slow and deliberate reopening of its in person court operations consistent with guidelines established by the NYS Office of Court Administration. This re-opening process is subject to change in accordance with the progress of the pandemic.

Court Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 12pm Court is temporarily closed until 3/13/23
Court is in Session every Thursday evenings
Hearings, jury and non-jury trials are conducted on an as needed basis on separate dates and times.

Hon. Peter D. Barlet, Village Justice
Term: Four-year term
expiring on 3/31/2023

Court Clerk
Court Location:
33 South Main Street
Florida, NY 10921
Phone:  845-651-4940
Fax:  845-651-2052
Please do not contact Village Hall with inquiries about the Court.
Leave all such inquiries on voicemail if calling outside of office hours.

The court maintains a secure drop-box available for fines and tickets to be dropped off outside of court hours.