Waterford Town Court
65 Broad Street
Waterford, New York 12188
Phone: (518) 237-6788
Fax: (518) 238-2557
The Waterford Town Court is located on the second floor of the Town Hall.
Court Window Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm.
Waterford Town Court is held every Thursday evening at 6:00pm, except for the fifth Thursday of the
month. Small Claims and Eviction Proceedings are scheduled for 5:00pm on the first and third Thursday of
the month only. The District Attorney and the Public Defender are here every second and fourth
Thursday of the month.
The Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Waterford Town Court is Lyn Murphy, Esq. Her office
address is 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 and she can be reached at (518)884-2263.
The Public Defender assigned to the Waterford Town Court is William Nowak, Esq. His office address is
40 McMaster Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 and he can be reached at (518)884-4795, ext. 2265.
Small Claims: If you are filing a small claim, you will need to do so in person. The paperwork needed is
generated through the computer.
New York State law prohibits court staff from giving any legal advice. Information regarding Justice
Courts can be found on the Unified Court System’s website at: www.nycourts.gov/justicecourts.
Additionally, many DIY (do it yourself) Forms may be downloaded and printed for your use at the
following link: www.nycourthelp.gov.
You must wear a mask or face covering while inside the courthouse. Persons without such a
mask or face covering will not be permitted to enter.
Please maintain the social distancing guidelines and follow the health and safety instructions of
We thank you for your cooperation in this effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others in