Pay a Legal Judgment

To make payments against a legal judgment, please refer to the instructions & links below.  Online payments (via the Xpress-pay service) are available to you 24/7.

CASH PAYMENTS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED.  WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE YOU.


IMPORTANT: If you're paying online, you MUST use the Online Reference Number (ORN) to pay part or all of your judgment. (see below)

  • Enter the ORN exactly as provided (YYYY/#### or ####/YYYY)
  • If not found, use the Court Index Number, omitting any letters. Examples:
    • Index 2014EF1234 or 2014/1234CV, enter as 2014/1234
    • Index 4567-2019, enter as 4567/2019

For online payments, select your judgment type from the options below.  The chosen link will direct you to the proper payment page. (link opens in a new tab);

Parking Judgment Payments (via Xpress-pay)

Housing Judgment Payments (via Xpress-pay)

Demolition Judgment Payments (via Xpress-pay)

B.A.A. Judgment Payments (via Xpress-pay)

Water Judgment Payments (via Xpress-pay)

Other Judgment Type Payments (via Xpress-pay)


If you cannot make a payment online, please consider these alternative methods;

Make a Payment In-Person

  • (9am-5pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays) Bring a check or money order (with the index number in the memo line) to the walk-up payment window at:

City Hall Commons

201 E. Washington Street

Legal Collections, Suite #411

Syracuse, New York 13202

 OR

Make a Payment by Mail

  • Send a check or money order (with the index number in the memo line) to:

233 E. Washington Street 

City Hall, Suite #300

ATTN: Legal Collections

Syracuse, New York 13202