Village of Great Neck Plaza
Neil R. Finkston
The Village Justice Court has one Elected Village Justice and one Acting Village Justice. Our Justice Court handles traffic, parking and Village ordinance violations.
Court is normally in session on the first four Tuesdays evenings of every month unless otherwise specified. Trials are held on the third Tuesday of every month and you will be notified by mail if you are directed to appear for a trial. The Court doors open at 6:30 p.m. for signing in and Court begins at 7:00 p.m. The Judge will call the calendar in the order that you sign in. For your convenience, the Court schedule for the year 2013 is listed below.
Instructions for Parking Violations:
All fines are payable in person, by mail or you may click here to pay online to the Village of Great Neck Plaza-Justice Court, 2 Gussack Plaza, Great Neck , NY 11021, on or before the return date of the summons. If you would like to pay in person, please come to the Court office located within the Village Hall Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Payments can also be made on any court night. We accept cash, personal check, money order, certified check and Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
If you wish to enter a plea of not guilty on any parking violation, you must appear in court on the return date indicated on your summons.
Instructions for Moving Violations:
You may plead guilty by mail to all traffic infractions. To do so, check the fine schedule for the violation you are charged with to determine the amount of your fine. Mail the following items to Village of Great Neck Plaza-Justice Court, 2 Gussack Plaza, Great Neck, NY 11021.
You may plead not guilty by mail to all traffic infractions. To enter a plea of not guilty by mail, complete and sign Part "B" on the reverse side of the traffic ticket and mail it to Village Justice Court - Village of Great Neck Plaza, 2 Gussack Plaza, Great Neck, NY 11021. Upon receipt, the Court will notify you by mail of the date, time and place of your conference and/or trial at which you must personally appear.
You may personally appear in Court and plead either guilty or not guilty. If you decide to appear personally, you must do so on the return date of at the time specified on the front of the ticket. If you are pleading not guilty, your case will not be heard that night. You have the right when appearing personally and pleading guilty to make an explanation before the Judge.
You have the right to consult with an attorney.
Fine Schedule for Moving Violations - Effective 7/26/13:
If the offense for which you are charged with is a second conviction of the same offense within an 18 month period, the fine is double the amount listed. Where a different fine is mandated by a provision of law, the fine schedule shall have no application. The Court has the right to reject any guilty plea by mail and reserves the right to order you to appear personally and to levy a different fine than that set forth above. If the fine is not listed above for the violation you are charged with please contact the Court.