Town of Sheldon 
A Right to Farm Community
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Town of Sheldon Court Information
Small Claims Filings
Applications to file a small claim are available at the Court Clerk's Office.  Small claim proceedings may be brought by an individual against anyone who resides in or owns a business in the the Town of Sheldon.  The maximum claim allowed is $3,000.  The filing fee is $10 for claims between $1 and $1,000.  The filing fee is $15 for claims between $1,001 and $3,000.  Applications will not be accepted unless accompanied by filing fee payment.  Small claim filings are accepted by appointment. 

For GPS users:  the Town Hall's coordinates are: 
We are located at the corner of Centerline Road and Rt. 77.

PLEASE NOTE:  Those traveling from the Buffalo area,
your GPS may have you turn left (just past the Crosby's gas station) onto Route 78 towards Strykersville and then turn left onto Centerline Road.  We recommend the following alternate route:  continue on Route 20A past Route 78 and then make a right on Route 77.  The Town Hall is at the corner of Route 77 and Centerline Road.  1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, NY 14145.  


Court Office
Justice Laura Kirsch
Justice Paul Romesser
Court Clerk:  Donna Almeter 

Court Clerk office hours:  Monday 5-8pm

Email the Court:
This is the only number to call to reach the Court Offices, do not call the Town Clerk's number.  Preferred method of contact is email:

**Phone 585-535-0468**
Fax 585-535-0115
1380 Centerline Road
Strykersville, NY 14145

Marriage Ceremonies
Justice Paul J. Romesser is available to perform marriage ceremonies.  Please contact the court office at 585-535-0468 to make arrangements.

Traffic Diversion Program
 the traffic diversion program will not be addressed by this court as this is not a program endorsed or run by the court.  You must contact the Wyoming County District Attorney Office or visit their website for information on the traffic diversion program. 

Court is held every Monday, excluding holidays, at 6:30 PM.  Payments are accepted in cash, money order, bank certified checks, master card, or visa only.  Payment MUST be in US Funds.  NO personal checks will be accepted.  Money Orders and Bank Certified Checks should be made payable to "Sheldon Town Court." Payments can be made through the mail or in person to the Court Clerk during the court clerk hours listed above. A receipt will be provided.  NO other town employees, including the Town Clerk, are able to accept payments. 

Court Holidays - No Court on These Dates:
August 12, 2019
September 2, 2019
October 14, 2019
November 11, 2019
December 23, 2019

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Credit card payment form 
Credit card payment forms must be faxed to 585-535-0115. 

The Town Prosecutor will be at the Sheldon Town Court on the following nights at 6:30pm:

July 29, 2019
August 19, 2019
August 26, 2019
September 16, 2019
September 30, 2019
October 7, 2019
October 28, 2019
November 4, 2019
November 25, 2019
December 9, 2019
December 30, 2019

The Assistant District Attorney is scheduled to appear at 3:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. (check your appearance ticket/return dates for time) on Tuesdays on the following dates:  

August 6, 2019
September 17, 2019
October 22, 2019
December 3, 2019

If you receive a traffic ticket and wish to enter your plea by mail, you can do so by filling in the appropriate plea section on your ticket and mailing it to The Sheldon Town Court, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145. 

Guilty Plea
If you plead Guilty, the Judge will assess your fine and surcharge and you will receive a fine notice.  It may take two weeks to receive your fine notice.

Not Guilty Plea
If you plead Not Guilty, the Court will schedule a conference with you and the Town Prosecutor.  You will be notified by mail of your appearance date.  IMPORTANT - If you mail in a Not Guilty Plea, you do not need to appear in Court on the date noted on your ticket unless the Court notice mailed to you states the same date.