Hours & Locations

TPVA is located at:
16 Cooper Street, Hempstead, NY 11550-4063
General Information: 516-572-2700

Hon. John G. Marks - Executive Director

Defendants are required to wear appropriate attire to enter the court.
Inappropriate attire includes shorts, tank tops and beach attire.

Monday Through Friday Morning and Afternoon Hours:
Doors Open and Payments Accepted 8:30am – 4:00pm
Court in Session 9:00am – 11:30am. No admittance after 11:15am
Court in Session 2:00pm – 4:00pm. No admittance after 3:30pm
ANYONE SCHEDULED FOR A TRIAL MUST APPEAR ON OR BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED TIME

Wednesday* Evening Hours:
Doors Open and Payments Accepted 5:30 – 8:00pm
Court in Session 6:00pm – 7:30pm. No admittance after 7:15pm
ANYONE SCHEDULED FOR A RED LIGHT CAMERA HEARING MUST APPEAR BEFORE 6:30 PM

*Evening hours will be the second Wednesday of each month

FAILURE TO APPEAR MAY RESULT IN A DEFAULT CONVICTION

We are located at 16 Cooper Street in Hempstead, NY, two blocks south of the District Court, the Hempstead station of the Long Island Railroad as well as the Hempstead Bus Terminal. Click here for detailed directions and map.

If you have been scheduled to appear, please allow yourself ample travel time in order to find parking and to pass through security. You will be required to pass through a metal detector when entering the building and must also present a valid photo ID. Laptop computers are strictly prohibited; cell phones are permitted but must be turned off at all times. Please don’t forget to bring quarters and dollar bills for the parking meters.