Buffalo Evictions


NYS Supreme Court 28-36

Buffalo Housing Court -Evictions

Buffalo City Court

Note: You can see this building when standing with your back to the front of Buffalo City Hall and looking to your right.

Buffalo City Court NY handles small claims cases for those with claims up to $3000. Additionally, it holds preliminary hearings for criminal matters. This court also handles housing related issues involving evictions and code violations.

Buffalo City Court is in what is called the 8th Judicial District. (Erie county)

The 8th district includes these counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming.

Buffalo City Court Case Lookup <---

Buffalo City Court in Buffalo NY,
has Court jurisdiction over preliminary hearings in criminals cases eg. felonies, misdemeanors and cases in lesser offenses.

Buffalo City Court Small Claims

Civil matters with amounts in contention up to $15,000. There is a small claims department for those who's claims are up to $3000.

Buffalo City Housing Court

Open hours:
Marshall 9:00am to 4:00pm
Petitions 9:00am to 4:45pm
The housing court hears cases for housing related issues. This is where evictions and code violations are dealt with.

Housing Court
(716) 845-2662

Grt the official CyberBuffalo Eviction guide for landlords, new laws have went intobeffect on January 14th 2019. See whats new and get a stress free, step by step guide on how to get rid of tenants not following the rules. Get it here. (Being updated, available in febuary 2020)

Specialized Services

Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court
(Same building: Suite 250)
This court is available for cases involving veterans with drug and mental health issues. It is a departure from the traditional criminal justice system making this a specialized veterans court.


Navigating the Buffalo City Court Building

Buffalo City Court Filing: 1st floor
Traffic Court: 2nd floor
Buffalo City Courtrooms: 7th floor - Part 15
The court is closed on all state holidays.

Criminal Records
(716) 845-2661
Civil Judgment Room
(716) 845-2642
Small Claims and Commercial Claims
(716) 845-2663
Housing Court
(716) 845-2662
C.O.U.R.T.S. Program
(716) 845-2789
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program
City Court Coordinator
(716) 845-2691

NYS Supreme Court Parts and Judges

Part 28 - 8th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Henry J. Nowak
Sara Mazgaj - Secretary:
John Ziegler - Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-9433
Chambers Fax: 716-845-7541


Part 29 - 8th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Donna M. Siwek
Ann Metz - Secretary:
Katherine Roach - Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-9421
Chambers Fax: 716-845-7502


Part 30 - 8th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Frank A. Sedita, III
Michele Pieri - Secretary:
Kristen St. Mary Barber - Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-9430
Chambers Fax: 716-845-2765


Part 31 - 8th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Tracey A. Bannister, Supervising Judge, Civil Matters
Sandra Panfil - Secretary:
Mary Mikan, Esq. - Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-2759
Chambers Fax: 716-845-5152


Part 32 - 9th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Diane Y. Devlin
Marianne Vara - Secretary:
Ryon Fleming- Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-9420
Chambers Fax: 716-845-5157


Part 33 - 8th floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. Deborah Chimes
Elizabeth Jaeger - Secretary:
Jill Tuholski, Esq. - Law Clerk:
Mary Lou Hayden, Esq. - Court Attorney Referee for Asbestos Cases: 716-845-9336
Court Clerk: 716-845-9432
Chambers Fax: 716-845-7545


Part 34 - 9th floor - 50 Delaware Ave. OPEN


Park 35 - 9th Floor - 50 Delaware Ave.
Hon. E. Jeannette Ogden
Shiana Eve - Secretary:
Stephanie Saunders, Esq. - Law Clerk:
Court Clerk: 716-845-9431
Chambers Fax: 716-845-7593
Part 36 - 10th Floor - 50 Delaware (Mondays and Fridays)
Foreclosure Conference Part
Court Assistant: 716-845-2552
(located in Chief Clerk's Office @ 25 Delaware Ave.)

Tap for Open Hours
Open hours today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Thursday

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Friday

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Saturday


  • Sunday


  • May 20, 2022 8:47 am local time

Advertise here:
Sell Products
Visit Website for time sensitive Information
  • Mike
    April 1, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Interesting building had to climb 7 flights of stairs to get to housing court because they were fixing the elevators. The building from outside is pretty ugly 🙁 lol

  • John
    January 15, 2020 at 2:58 pm

    Got the CyberBuffalo eviction handbook. It saved me a lot of trouble. Definitely worth getting for a lousy $50 bucks 🙂

Add a review
    Share this page with someone

    Alt.Search     Promote a Listing
    AD Live Spinning Class