Hastings Town Court
Hasting Town Court is one of 24 village and town courts in Oswego, New York county. It is located within the 4th and 5th Judicial District Departments. The court handles civil, criminal, small claims, eviction and traffic-related matters. The Oswego County District Attorney prosecutes most cases. Everyone in the court should wear suitable and proper clothing.
How to find records?
Hasting Town Court case search can be done online in the following ways:
- Searching by name
- Searching by case number
- Searching by address
- Searching by phone
- Searching by email
In some cases, information is confidential and is not found online. For this case, a person had to submit a request to the clerk’s office. The court will then decide whether to provide you with the case information or not. These types of information are only given to those connected with the case or doing some research.
What are the responsibilities of the clerk?
Hasting Town Court clerk’s responsibilities are:
- Maintaining the Town Official records
- Provides Marriage License and its copy
- Provides Birth and Death certificate copy
- Collects property taxes and rents
- Issue parking permits for accessibility
- Receive bills
- Files and Issues Copies of Vital Statistics like birth, death and marriage records
- Collect fines and listen to queries.
The office is responsible for the maintenance of all Official Town Records and the issuance of various licenses. The role is to help the judges to perform their duties. The office is the centre of the town government as it gives the residents a wide variety of compulsory services. The clerk’s office is an agent of licensing and custodians of the town records.
How to make payments?
The following ways can make Hasting Town Court payment:
A person can make payment by visiting the court during business hours and paying in cash, checks, or with a card at the counter. Service or deduction charges of 2.99% will be applied if you pay with a credit card.
A person can pay online by using the online payment website. Personal information, Total acceptable amount, Vehicle or other information must be filled in the online payment method. Processing fees will be applied in this method.
A Person can send a certified check or money order to the court’s mailing address. Do not send cash or personal statements in the mail; only certified checks are accepted. The mailing address is 1134 US-11, Central Square, NY 13036, United States.
What is the process for getting a copy of a Birth or Death certificate?
Hastings Town Court’s Birth and death certificate copy can be obtained in the following ways:
- Download the form online from the website
- Fill out the applicants or certification information
- Fill out the number of how many copies you want
- Tell your relation with the person whose birth r death certificate is required.
- Send the form with the copy fees to the clerk’s office
$20 per copy is the fee for getting the birth and death certificate copy.
The traffic division handles which types of cases?
Hastings Town Court traffic and vehicle division handles traffic-related cases like accidents, speeding, driving without a license or with a broken Vehicle etc. Hiring an attorney is compulsory in criminal traffic cases. The traffic cases are solved by providing fines and without appearing in the case. Whenever you receive a ticket, enter a guilty or not guilty plea and send it to the court. The court will respond whether your appearance in court is necessary or you only had to pay a fine. Pay the fine on time; otherwise, your license will be cancelled and will not be renewed until the court gives the order.
How to get a marriage license?
Hastings Town Court’s marriage license is obtained from the clerk’s office and is given by the health department of Oswego County. The fee for a marriage license is $40 and for certificates is $20 per copy. The couple’s age must be 18+. To get the certification, the couple had to submit a marriage form with a birth certificate, photo ID like a driver’s license, Passport, or anything that could prove their identity. If this is anyone’s second marriage, a divorce paper or spouse death certificate must be required at the time of registration. If anyone wants the copies, fill out the certificated copy of the marriage license request, and submit it to the court. After receiving a license, a marriage ceremony is held in court.
The small claims division handles which types of cases?
Hastings Town Court’s small claims division handles cases of eviction as well the circumstances in which claims are up to $30,000. The fee for claims less than $1000 is $15, and $20 for claims greater than $1000. The person against which the claim occurs must be a resident of the town. The property or building must also be in the city for eviction matters. A person had to provide information like all parties’ names in the case, the sued amount and the reason for suing. An attorney is not mandatory in this case; a person can hire an attorney or lawyer if they feel difficulty and need guidance.
How can I contact the court clerk?
You can visit the court during business hours or contact the office using call or email.
Phone: 315-668-2456 Ext 6
Email: [email protected]
What is the speeding ticket fine?
Hastings Town Court speeding ticket fines depend upon the nature of the violation a person had done.
Which proof of identity documents are required for a marriage certificate?
The proof of identity documents required for the marriage license is:
- Driver’s License
- Military ID
- Employee’s Photo ID
- Non-Driving License
What is the dress code in the court?
Hastings Town Court’s dress code must be respectable and comfortable. It is recommended to wear a business suit or pent coat with boats. Do not wear a sleeveless shirt, torn pants, sandals and sunglasses when you are in the courtroom.