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Steven Decker


Village Court

303 N. Franklin Street, 

Watkins Glen, NY  14891

Phone: (607)-535-9717
Fax: (607)-535-7621

Civil matters will be heard Thursdays beginning at 12:30 pm. 

Criminal matters will be heard Thursdays beginning at 1:00 pm.

The Court is located upstairs in the Village Municipal Building.

Court fines and fees may be paid with the Court Clerk by card, cash, check, or money order during Court business hours (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) on the second floor of the Municipal Building on Thursdays, with the exception of the dates listed below.

To pay a Court fine or fee outside of Court hours you are able to do so at the Village Municipal Office window via cash, check, or money order. Cards are not accepted. The Court provided paperwork MUST be presented for processing purposes.


March 16th, 2020


Pursuant to an order from New York State Office of Court Administration, all non-essential court operations are being postponed If you were scheduled for an appearance on March 19th, 2020 your new appearance date is now April 30th, 2020 at 1:00 pm. If you were scheduled for an appearance on March 26th, 2020 your new appearance date is now May 7th, 2020 at 1:00 pm.

Please mail fines to the Village of Watkins Glen Court at the above address. DO NOT appear in person to pay fines.

Those defendants with Vehicle and Traffic violations, please follow the instructions on the Traffic ticket and use US Mail for correspondence. You can also utilize the Schuyler County District Attorney’s website to process a reduction request by clicking the following link:

                Please DO NOT appear at court until your new scheduled court date. If you have any questions or concerns can you call the court and leave a voicemail or for a quicker response you can email the court at .




Honorable Steven M. Decker


No Court on the Following Dates:

March 19th, 2020

March 26th, 2020

June 4th, 2020

July 16th, 2020

November 5th, 2020

November 26, 2020

December 24, 2020

Relevant People

Steven Decker

Steven Decker

  Village Justice

William Kennedy

  Acting Justice

Catrina Decker

  Court Clerk

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