Arraignments: Tuesday at 9:00 A.M.
Trials & Pre-Trials: Tuesday at 10:00 A.M.
Civil Hearings: Thursday at 10:00 A.M.
Arraignments: Thursday at 1:00 PM
Trial & Pre-Trials: Wednesday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM
Civil Hearings: Thursday at 2::00 PM
Judge Schumacher – PLC 5462
Judge Hogan – PLC 5463
3.5% (Minimum $3.50)
5% (Minimum $5.00)
Owego Town Court Office can process credit card payments, but you may pay with cash if you are paying in person. Payments made by credit/debit cards must be paid in full. The court does not accept personal checks.
The court does not have a card reader but credit card payments can be made online and/or a toll free phone number. There is a service fee for either service. If you use the website the internet service fee is 3.5% (Minimum $3.50) Phone service Fee is 5% (Minimum $5.00). You will also have to know the PLC (Pay Location Code) for the judge who assessed the fine. For the Hon. John Schumacher the PLC is 5462 For the Hon. Patrick Hogan the PLC is 5463.
The surcharge is mandatory and imposed by New York State on each traffic violation conviction. The surcharge on all moving violations, which includes speeding tickets, is $93. The surcharge on equipment violations is $63.
The person being sued in a small claims case must reside, work or have a place of business in the Town of Owego, which includes the village. It must be a verifiable Town of Owego address and it cannot be a post office box. If the amount you are suing for $1000 or less, the filing fee is $10; if it is between $1001 and $3000 the filling fee is $15. Hearings in a small claims case are scheduled for at least three weeks from the filing date. Small claims hearings are always held on Thursday – either at 10:00 A.M. or 2:00 P.M.