Yonkers City Court

About Yonkers City Court

Yonkers City Court is a local court located in Yonkers, the fourth-largest city in New York and the largest in Westchester County. As with other city courts in the state, Yonkers City Court generally has jurisdiction over a variety of legal matters that occur within the city.

The court typically handles these types of cases:

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

Judges & Staff

  • Hon. Karen T. Beltran
  • Hon. Karen N. Best
  • Hon. Arthur J. Doran, III
  • Hon. Evan Inlaw
  • Hon. Ada D. Medina
  • Hon. Daniel P. Romano
  • Hon. Verris B. Shako
  • Jasmin Reyes-Finch,Chief Clerk
  • Robert Sparling, Deputy Chief Clerk
  • Wendy Ruocco, Deputy Chief Clerk

Location & Contact Information

100 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

Phone: 914-831-6450
Civil Department Phone: 914-831-6920
Criminal Department Phone: 914-831-6930
Traffic Department Phone: 914-831-6910


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