Town Justice Court

Court Dates & Times 

"Please be advised that based upon the Governor's declared State of Emergency the Malta Town Court will be closed to the public until further notice.

Adjournment notifications will be going out through the mail to advise you of your next Court date. If you have received a vehicle and traffic ticket you may respond by mail by entering your plea of either guilty or not guilty on the ticket and mailing it to the Court.  The Court will respond based upon your plea via mail. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we follow the safety guidelines established for the Court System."

Payments may be made online by going to , you will need your case number and court code.  You can contact the court at 518 899 6121 for this information or it is on your fine notice.

Payments can also be mailed to the court. 

Judge Fauci 

  • First appearance on the second, third, and fourth Thursdays at 5:00 PM
  • DA Days: Second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2:00 PM
  • Pretrial Conferences: Third Thursday of month at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
  • Civil Matters:Fourth Thursday of the month at 4:00 PM
  • Must be scheduled by the Court

Judge Gottmann

  • First appearances every Wednesday at 9:00 AM
  • DA Days: First and third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM
  • Pretrial Conferences: Second Wednesday of the month at 10 AM -11 AM
  • Civil Matters: Fourth Wednesday of every month at 9:00 AM
  • Must be scheduled by the Court
All civic matter must be scheduled by the court.
The Malta Town Court handles criminal matters, vehicle and traffic violations, small claims (up to $3,000), civil matters, eviction proceedings, and Town ordinance / zoning matters.

How to pay a fine;

In person:

Cash, money orders, certified checks made payable to Malta Town
Court or credit card. (no personal checks)

By mail

Money Order, Certified check, or credit card accompanied by
fine statement from court. (no personal checks)

By fax (518)899-2312 or (518) 451-8733

Credit card payment only with fine statement from court.
There is a 2.99% service fee for use of debt/credit card.


Make payments at GovPayNet secure credit payment 24 hrs./7 days.
Must include case number, and pay location code for Judge.
Gottmann = 7730 Fauci = 7731. A service fee is charged for credit
card payments.