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Town of Schodack Justice Court
The Town of Schodack Justice Court is responsible for traffic, criminal, civil, environmental conservation, local law and small claims matters occurring in the Town of Schodack. The court also handles parking and traffic tickets. The court has two Town Justices, the Honorable Paul W. Peter and the Honorable Bruce J. Wagner.
The Justice Court is located in the Schodack Town Hall (For driving directions, see this town map which opens in a new window or, for the general location, these wider area maps). From most points outside the town, drivers are advised to take I-90 to Exit 11W (if coming from the west) or Exit 11 (if arriving from the east).
The Justice Court is open Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9 am to 4 pm. Court sessions are held Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm.
JUSTICES OF THE COURT
Hon. Paul W. Peter (right) was appointed Town Justice in 1992 and was elected that same year. Justice Peter was subsequently re-elected in 1995, 1999 and 2003, 2007 and 2011. He and his family own and operate Peter's Dairy. Justice Peter lives on the family farm with his wife, Jan, and their two children.
Hon. Bruce J. Wagner (left) was appointed Town Justice in 2002 and was elected that same year. Justice Wagner was subsequently re-elected in 2006, 2010 and 2014. Justice Wagner is an attorney in private practice in Albany. He resides in Schodack with his wife, Janet, and their two children.
Secretary to the Town Justice Court: Trish Loomis
Court Officer: William Dikant
Office Hours: 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday
Town Hall Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that the Justice Court operates additional hours as listed on this page
Town Clerk: 477-7590
Trnsfr Stn: 477-8491
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