Amherst Town Court

Amherst Town Court

400 John James Audubon Pkwy (Main Level)
Amherst, NY 14228


General Information: 689-4200
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Mon-Fri)

Town Court Bail Clerk: 689-4215
Town Court Small Claims/Civil: 689-4218
Town Court Parking: 689-4216
Town Court Traffic: 689-4201
Town Court Drug Court Coordinator: 689-4255

Town Justices:

Farrell, Mark
Term: 2010 through 2013

Klein, Geoffrey

Town Prosecutors:

Amherst Town Attorneys

Abramowitz, Philip
Deputy Town Attorney
phone: 631-7105
click to email

Jones, E. Thomas
Town Attorney
phone: 631-7164
click to email

Kelly, Patrick
Deputy Town Attorney
phone: 631-7037
click to email

McCracken, Alan
Deputy Town Attorney
phone: 631-7031
click to email

District Attorney:

As assigned by the Erie County District Attorney Justice Court Bureau.

Court Schedule:

Court dates are set by the Amherst Town Court. If you were scheduled in court and cannot make it, contact the court at 716-689-4200.

Court Information

Answering a traffic ticket issued either by an Amherst Police Officer or a New York State Trooper:

Any Misdemeanor Offense MUST report to court on the date stated on the ticket.
Any Violation Offense – a plea must be entered on the back of the ticket and returned to the court by mail or in person by the date stated on the ticket.

  • Part A – Guilty plea will result in a fine and points on your license when applicable.
  • Part B – Not Guilty plea will result in a assigned court date.
  • Your correct telephone number, complete mailing address, and zip code is required.
  • Inspection Violations – vehicle must be inspected within 48 hours to have the court fine waived. Submit proof of inspection with your ticket and fill out Part A by date on the front of the ticket and return them to the court.
  • Equipment Violation – the court will consider dismissal of tickets written for New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law sections 375, 376, or 381 if proof is presented to the court that the defect was corrected prior to 1/2 hour after sunset on the first full business day after issuance of the ticket.

Amherst Town Court
Phone: 716-689-4200
400 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY 14228
Monday thru Friday – 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Village of Williamsville Court
Phone: 716-632-0450
5565 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM




You may not know:

Visit the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village website to read an interesting history of the Town of Amherst, NY





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