Justice elected for a four-year term and an Acting Justice, appointed annually by the Village Board.
The Justice Court has jurisdiction over:
Traffic matters and offenses under state and local laws
The court also handles civil matters and small claims cases with monetary claims limited to $3,000. There is a nominal fee to file civil and small claims cases ($10-$20). You may call the court office for information or to request a handbook. Violations of the Village ordinances are prosecuted by the Village Attorney or Codes Enforcement Officer.
Criminal and traffic matters are prosecuted by the District Attorneys Office.