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Justice Court

Honorable Brian J. Lauri | Honorable D. Jeffrey Gosch

Office Hours are daily Monday - Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Court sessions are held on Tuesday evenings beginning at 5:00 P.M. with Judge Lauri and Thursday evening at 5:00 P.M. with Judge Gosch.
For Judge Lauri please confirm court dates for evictions and small claims only by calling (315) 652-3800 ext.128.

Town of Clay court presides over misdemeanor, vehicle and traffic matters, other violations of the law and has preliminary jurisdiction over felony matters. In addition, the civil jurisdiction extends to disputes involving less than $3000 and includes a small claims part where litigants may appear without attorneys to seek resolution of civil claims involving less than $3000. Summary proceedings involving landlord/tenant matters are governed by statute and may include rental claims of any amount.