Landlords & Tenants

The Oneonta Town Court has jurisdiction over landlord/tenant proceedings for non-payment of rent, evictions, holdovers, and to compel repairs. The monetary jurisdiction is unlimited. The property must be located in the Town of Oneonta.

Please contact The Court directly for specific dates and times.

Evictions are heard the first and second Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the third and fourth Tuesdays at 3:00 PM, although the Court Clerk will give you a more specific time to appear. The filing fee is $20.00. Contact The Court clerk for your Court date. Please note that The Court clerks are not attorneys and cannot provide any legal advice. As such, the Court cannot provide guidance to Landlords seeking to evict Tenants. Additionally, the Court cannot dispense advice to Tenants who have been served with a Notice of Eviction. Please contact an attorney to address these matters of law and represent your individual interests.

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