Binghamton City Court

Address & Hours

Binghamton City Court
City Hall, Governmental Plaza
38 Hawley St., 5th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone 607-240-4272
Criminal Unit Fax 607-240-5946
Civil Unit Fax 607-240-5947

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Excluding NYS Holidays

Payments are accepted until 4:00 p.m.


Binghamton City Court entrance

Honorable Debra J. Gelson
Honorable William C. Pelella
Honorable Daniel L. Seiden

Chief Clerk
Jennifer L. B. Katz

Deputy Chief Clerk
Marta L. Foster

Becky Nestoryak

Court Attorney
Rita Basile


Online Payment

Payment FAQ


Forms and Instructions

DIY Forms


Application to File Small Claims

Application to File Commercial Claims

Small Claims Handbook


Certificate of Disposition


Court Calendars




Virtual Appearances

Microsoft Teams FAQ

Judge Gelson
 (Or call (833) 262-7886 and use 
conference ID 489 676 192#)

Judge Pelella
 (Or call (833) 262-7886 and use 
conference ID 341 061 357#)

Judge Seiden
(Or call (833) 262-7886 and use 
conference ID 921 933 463#)

Landlord-Tenant Matters
 (Or call (833) 262-7886 and use 
conference ID 956 392 604#)

Traffic Matters
 (Or call (833) 262-7886 and use 
conference ID 989 244 579#)


General Information

ADA: The building is ADA accessible. Contact the court for specific accommodations.

Parking: Parking and handicapped parking are available on Hawley Street and in the Collier Street lot.