In order to file a small claim in our court, the person or corporation in which you are suing must either live, work, or have an office in the Village of Nyack. The address that you provide the court must be one that is located in the Village and cannot have a PO Box.
The amount of your claim can not exceed $3,000.The filing fee is $10.00 if your claim is for $1,000 or less, and $15.00 if it is over $1,000.
You may file the paperwork at the court office during normal business hours. Corporations and partnerships may not file small claims in the Village Court. The court may hear cases brought by DBA’s provided they show proof that they are in fact a DBA.
Small Claims handbook guides may be provided at the court office upon request.
In the cases of evictions and any civil matters, other than small claims you should contact an attorney for proper procedures and information regarding the specific paperwork you will need to obtain from a legal supply store. The court clerks cannot give any legal advice.