7 Stage Road
Monroe, NY 10950
Tel: (845) 782-8721
Fax: (845) 782-8701
Open to the public Monday to Friday
(except Wednesday): 9am to 1pm
Wednesday: 12pm to 4pm
Village of Monroe Justice Court
JusticesHonorable Forrest Strauss, Village Justice Honorable Yvette A. Rosario, Associate Village Justice
The Village Justice is an elected position with a term of four years. The Acting Justice is a yearly appointment.
Court ClerksKathleen Dulgerian
Court Dates1st and 3rd Wednesdays: Beginning 6:00 pm Night Criminal Court
2nd and 4th Wednesdays: Beginning 6:00 pm Night Traffic Court/Civil/Small Claims/Evictions/Code Enforcement
2nd and 4th Wednesdays: Beginning 2:00 pm Civil/Small Claims/Evictions/Code Enforcement
Rules of Court - All Attorneys and PartiesPLEASE TAKE NOTE:
MVJC Local Rules of Court Have Recenly Been Updated.
Thank you for your anticipated kind cooperation.
Judge Strauss – Part Rules (As of 1/14/19)
The Monroe Village Court seeks two (2) qualified candidate(s) to handle security during court proceedings. Successful candidates must have significant prior law enforcement or other relevant experience, a firearm license, and no prior criminal history.
All candidates subject to background check. Send 2 copies of your resume and cover letter to Hon. Forrest Strauss, c/o Monroe Village Clerk, 7 Stage Road, Monroe, NY 10950 no later than July 9, 2021.
A service fee of 2.5% is charged for debit/credit transactions. Neither the Court nor the Village of Monroe receives the fee. The Court also accepts cash or money orders. Please include your case number on money orders or certified checks. No personal checks are accepted. If you have questions you may contact GovPayNow by calling 1 (888) 604-7888.
Pursuant to the March 15, 2020 directive of Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks, all court calendars, scheduled by the Monroe Village Court to take place within the next forty-five (45) days (i.e. between now and May 1, 2020) are hereby CANCELED, effective immediately. The appearances are being rescheduled for an as yet, undetermined date in May of 2020. All parties will be notified of their new dates in the near future.
Until then, during this period:
For those who still must come to do business in Village Hall, hand sanitizers have been installed in the hallways throughout the building. Please make use of them if you during your visit.
If you have any questions, please call the Village Court Clerk’s Office directly at (845) 782-8721. Updates will be published via Constant Contact, Cancellations.com, and the WHUD cancellation announcements function. We thank you for your patience and cooperation as we all work together to see our community safely through this difficult time.
Monroe Village Justice