New Rochelle City Court

About the New Rochelle City Court

New Rochelle City Court is a local court in New Rochelle, a city in Westchester County, New York. As with other city courts in the state, the court has jurisdiction over various legal matters that occur within the city limits.

Typical case types the court handles are:

  • Criminal Offenses: The court addresses misdemeanor cases and violations that occur within New Rochelle, including charges such as theft, disorderly conduct, and other non-felony offenses.
  • Traffic Violations: Cases involving traffic offenses committed within the city, such as speeding tickets or parking violations, are typically adjudicated in city court.
  • Civil Cases: Some city courts, including New Rochelle 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: New Rochelle City Court may hear small claims cases, which involve disputes over a relatively small amount of money.

Judges & Staff

  • Hon. Matthew J. Costa
  • Hon. Eileen Songer McCarthy
  • Hon. Jared R. Rice
  • Magdalena Areizaga, Chief Clerk
  • Noel Rivera, Deputy Chief Clerk

Location & Contact Information

475 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Phone: 914-358-8000


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