Syracuse City Court

Location & Hours

Onondaga County/City of Syracuse Criminal Courthouse
505 South State St.
Syracuse, N.Y. 13202-2104 
Phone: 315-671-2700

Civil Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2782
Fax: 315-671-2741

Criminal Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2760
Fax: 315-671-2744

Traffic Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2770
Fax: 315-671-2743

Syracuse Community Treatment Court:
Phone: 315-671-2795
Fax: 315-671-2745 

Community Court:
Phone: 315-671-2797 
Fax: 315-671-2745 

Adolescent Diversion Part:
Phone: 315-671-4665 
Fax: 315-671-2745 

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Court Terms & Holidays

Financial transactions requiring a same day receipt must be received before 4:00 PM. 

Payments made after 4:00 PM will be considered the next day's business and can be made in the following forms only:

  • Cash - Exact change
  • Certified funds - Money Order or certified check
  • Credit card

If payment is made after 4:00 PM and you require a cash register receipt, you will need to provide a self-addressed stamped envelope so the receipt can be mailed to you after the payment is processed the next business day. 

Return of bail will be processed between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM. A valid photo ID and the original bail receipt are required.

Parking:
Public parking is available near the courthouse for a daily rate. A limited number of metered handicap parking spaces are available on the street. 

ADA Accessibility:
Building entrance is accessible. Contact court for specific accommodations.

Directions:
From North/South: Take Route 81S, exit at Harrison St. Take Harrison St., turn right on State St.
From West: Take 690 E, exit at West Genesee St. Take West Genesee (turns into James St.), turn right on Montgomery St.
From East: Take 690 W, exit at Townsend St., turn right on Erie Blvd., then left on State St.

Transportation:
Public bus service (Centro) is available.

Administration

Deputy Chief Clerk
James Jecen

City Court Judges
Hon. Ross P. Andrews
Phone: 315-671-2787

Hon. Vanessa E. Bogan
Phone: 315-671-2788

Hon. James H. Cecile
Phone: 315-671-2772

Hon. Mary Anne. Doherty
Phone: 315-671-2794

Hon. Theodore H. Limpert
Phone: 315-671-2788

Hon. Rory A. McMahon
Phone: 315-671-2787

Hon. Kate Rosenthal
Phone: 315-671-2787

Hon. Karen M. Uplinger
Phone:315-671-2794