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Court Questions/Inquiries

Before contacting the Court, please check our "Questions & Forms" section on the right hand side of this page. If you cannot find an answer there, please EMAIL your question or concern to: Due to staffing shortage, you are strongly urged to EMAIL the court for the fastest response. Our clerks are often in the courtroom to assist the Town Justice while court is in session and therefore will be unable to answer your call.

General Information: (716) 689-4200 or (716) 689-4201

Fax: (716) 689-4249

Cases are assigned to the judges by the date of offense.

Justice Buscaglia

Town Justice
Kara Buscaglia

All cases originating from the 1st-15th of month will be assigned to Judge Buscaglia.

Town Justice
Ann Nichols

Any case originating on the 16th-End of the month will be assigned to Judge Nichols.

Court Administrator

  • Kim Kern

  • Bail Returns: (716) 689-4215
  • Parking Tickets: (716) 689-4201
  • Small Claims & Evictions: (716) 689-4218
  • Certificates of Disposition: (716) 689-4240
  • Therapeutic Courts: (716) 689-4255
  • Jury Line: (716) 689-4229

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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Get in Touch

  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221