Chatham Town Court

Chatham Town Court
77 Main Street, 2nd Floor 
Chatham, NY 12037

Phone: (518) 392-5440
Fax: (518) 392-0043

Town Justice; Hon. James Borgia-Forster


About the Town of Chatham

The Town Court of Chatham is located within the Village of Chatham in the Tracy Memorial Hall. Historically, the railroads brought grrat economic growth to the Town and Village. Many historic buildings, including the mansions along Park Row and Main Street have been restored and survive to this day.

Types of tickets

The New York State Troopers issue tickets on the New York State Thruway (I-90) for a variety of different traffic infractions, more commonly speeding in zone (1180D), use of a portable electronic device (cell phone tickets), seat belt tickets and the occasional ticket and arrest for alcohol related offenses. The Northern most part of the Taconic State Parkway also runs through the Town of Chatham, so this Court see a fairly high volume of speeding and traffic ticket offenders. 

Traffic Ticket Penalties

The penalties for a conviction of traffic offenses range from a fine to fines plus jail time. Speeding ticket convictions can cost you from $250 to $700 plus depending on the rate of speed and the points involved. This is in addition to NYS DMV civil penalties that can range from $300 and up! A Chatham speeding ticket conviction can also cost you an increase in your auto insurance, not to mention loss of driving privileges based on the number of prior convictions.

What Joe can do for you

Traffic Ticket Defense: Speeding ticket lawyer Joe Cifarelli has successfully negotiated reductions of speeding and traffic violations in the Chatham Town Court. by calling Joe, he can tell you how many points are involved in your current ticket, and if its a speeding ticket, how it can effect your license. If you received a speeding ticket in Chatham, call Joe today for a free telephone consultation!