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Franz Philippe

Town Justice

Town Justice


Phone: 315-376-8070 Ext. 4

Email: [email protected]

Amanda Eaves

Town Justice

Town Justice


Phone: (315)376-8070 ext.4

Email: [email protected]

Court Clerk,  Erin Murphy

 [email protected]


District Attorney Information

The Lewis County District Attorney prosecutes all criminal and traffic cases in this Court.  If you wish to contact the District Attorney, please click on the link above for contact information.

Information for individuals Charged with a Traffic Infraction in this Court

If you have received a traffic ticket for the Town of Lowville Court and wish to understand what your rights are, please click on this link: Traffic Ticket Holder Information.

Court is held on the first, second, third and fourth Thursdays of every month starting at 4:00 PM. The court clerk's office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, except for the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month when the court clerk's office is open from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Court is held at the Town of Lowville Municipal Offices, 5533 Bostwick Street, Lowville NY 13367. (Click Here For Directions)  

Civil and Small Claims Court

The Town Court hears civil and small claim actions seeking monetary awards up to $3,000.00.  Small Claims proceedings are intended to provide a low-cost, simplified and informal procedure for individuals to resolve disputes involving limited monetary claims.  Litigants are not required to use an attorney and often do not.  If you wish to file a small claims action, please contact the court clerk. 

A Guide to Small Claims in Town & Village Courts is available from the Court Clerk or by clicking on the link.

Small Claims Application

The Court also handles landlord/tenant matters that may result in an eviction as well as a money judgment for past due rent.  These cases may also be filed any Wednesday during regular office hours.

Forms: The forms necessary for initiating a Landlord/Tenant Proceeding can be obtained from a stationary or office supply store, obtained from an attorney or from other publications available at the Lewis County Law Library located in the Lewis County Courthouse.

You may wish to retain an attorney to handle this for you, or you may choose to use the Do-It-Yourself forms program provided by the NYS Unified Court System.

(The Court does NOT supply these forms)