Lake Placid Village Court
The Lake Placid Village Court hears both civil and
For criminal issues, the Lake Placid Village Court handles matters
involving the prosecution of misdemeanors and violations (including all
traffic), that are committed within the village's boundaries. The
Village court also conducts arraignments and preliminary hearings in
felony cases. Felony cases are handled by the Essex County Supreme Court
The Village Justice's are required to be on-call and are often requested
for arraignments in misdemeanor and felony charges as well as acting as
a Family Court judge when family court is not in session. When a case
involves domestic violence, the Village Justices are authorized to issue
orders of protection.
Justice Court of Lake Placid
2693 Main St. Suite 103
Lake Placid, NY 12946
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Thursday every month.
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Court Clerk Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
request form (For traffic tickets)
Application for a public defender.