Mount Vernon City Court

About the Mount Vernon City Court

Mount Vernon City Court is a local court situated in Mount Vernon, a city in Westchester County, New York. Similar to other city courts in the state, Mount Vernon City Court generally has jurisdiction over a variety of legal matters that occur within the city limits.

The court typically handles cases related to:

  • Criminal Offenses: The court hears misdemeanor cases and violations that occur within the city, addressing charges such as petty theft, disorderly conduct, or other non-felony offenses.
  • Traffic Violations: Cases involving traffic offenses committed within Mount Vernon, such as speeding tickets or parking violations, are typically addressed in city court.
  • Civil Cases: Some city courts, including Mount Vernon City Court, may have jurisdiction over certain civil cases, particularly those involving claims up to a specified monetary limit.
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes: The court may handle landlord-tenant matters, including eviction proceedings and disputes between landlords and tenants.
  • Small Claims Cases: Mount Vernon City Court may hear small claims cases, which involve disputes over a relatively small amount of money.

Judges & Staff

  • Hon. Tamika A. Coverdale
  • Hon. Peter S. G. Davis
  • Hon. Nichelle A. Johnson
  • Hon. Lyndon D. Williams
  • Lawrence Darden, Chief Clerk
  • Joanne Zeoli, Deputy Chief Clerk

Location & Contact Information

Ronald A. Blackwood Building
2 Roosevelt Square North, 2nd floor
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Phone: 914-831-6440
Criminal Department Phone: 914-831-6420
Civil Department Phone: 914-831-6410
Traffic Department Phone: 914-831-6463


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