Town of Salina Court
The town of Salina Court is one of 28 village and town courts in the County of Onondaga, New York. It is located within the 4th and 5th Judicial District Department. It has jurisdiction over criminal and DWI cases, small claims matters, speeding, vehicle and traffic violation matters, arraignments, and eviction within town limits. Marriage responsibility matters are also done in this court. The two judges do the town court function with the help of a clerk, deputy clerk and assistant court clerk.
How to find records information?
Town of Salina Court records information related to cases are available online at the town clerk’s office and county clerk’s office. All the case information and trails are recorded and maintained by the county office. They can be searched online by using the following ways:
- Searching by case number
- Searching by name and city/state
- Searching by address
- Searching by phone
- Searching by email
Some cases are not available online because they are confidential according to the law. These types of information are only available at the county court or county clerk’s office. They can be obtained by filing and sending a request for record form at the clerk’s office. The court will respond with whether to provide this information. These types of information are mainly given to a close relative, police or other investigation agency. For more information about the public records, call or mail the court.
How to make payments?
Town of Salina Court traffic tickets and other payments can be made in the following ways:
A person can pay for tickets and fines by visiting the court during regular court hours and paying in cash, checks, or with a card at the counter. 2.99% convenience and other charges will be applied if you make payment with a credit card.
A person can pay online by using the payment portal http://paycourtonline.com/. Enter the traffic ticket or case number and select the payment method. Service charges are applied in this case.
A Person can send a certified check or money order to the court’s mailing address. The address is 201 School Road, Liverpool, NY 13088. Cash or personal checks are not acceptable in the mail; only certified checks or money orders are accepted. Remember to write your citation when you send the payment, and mail the payment in a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want a receipt.
Payment can be made by phone by calling 1-888-912-1541. A convenience fee will be applied if you are using the phone method.
The traffic court handles which types of the case?
The Town of Salina Traffic Court handles all the offense and violation cases related to speeding, traffic and vehicle matters. The violation that the court handles are:
- Driving with a suspended, expired or no license
- Drives recklessly or when taking drugs
- Drive with a high-speed limit that is not allowed
- Operate vehicles with improper tags or improper plates
- Do not stop at the red signal or stop sign
- Drive without a seat belt
- Using a mobile phone while driving
- Do not obey traffic control devices and rules
Enter a plea of guilty or not guilty before the citation date if you receive a traffic ticket. Hire an attorney if you need any help or guidance.
How can I file a small claim case?
Town of Salina, Small Claims court handles all the matters in which the claims are up to $3000.The small claim cases are filled by filing a form available at the clerk’s office. Fill in the personal information, the reason and the amount you are claiming. The person against whom you are claiming must be a resident of this town; if you are claiming for a building or office, then it will also be in that town. Read the New York small claims guidance from the internet if you need any information in filling a case.
What are the duties of the court clerk?
Town of Salina Court clerk duties are helping every visitor who comes to the court, but they cannot provide legal services. The clerk will maintain each case file, receive and handle payment and fines, prepare the court calendar, provide a process for some instances and help the judge in the case hearing. They provide information related to the case proceedings. The court clerk had a deputy clerk and assistant that helped in the case or other matters. Both clerk only provide help related to their judge cases.
How to get a marriage license?
Town of Salina Court’s marriage license is obtained from the clerk’s office and given by Onondaga County. The fee for a marriage license, including the certificate, is $40. The couple’s age must be 18+. If someone is under 18, written consent from parents, guardians, and the judge is mandatory. To get the certification, the couple had to submit a marriage form with an original sealed birth certificate issued by the state, photo ids like a driver’s license, Passport, or anything that could prove their identity. All documents must be in English. The application form is available at the clerk’s office. 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 with a $10 fee. You should apply for a license 24 hours before the marriage ceremony. An appointment is necessary for the license. The judge can perform the wedding ceremony in court.
What is the email address to which I had to request a marriage certificate or transcript copy?
Email [email protected]; if you want to send a request for a marriage certificate or transcript copy.
Can adjournment be granted on the same day the court held the session?
No, the adjournment will not be granted on the same day the court will hold a session.
What will happen if I do not pay the fine on time?
If you do not pay a fine on time, then extra money will be added to your fine, your driver’s license or insurance will be canceled, and in some severe cases a warrant against you will be issued.