District Attorney

March 18, 2020: Due to COVID-19 the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office is no longer open to the public until further notice. Further, we are not currently accepting materials in person. We accept correspondence, facsimile 315-253-1521 or email at cayugada@cayugacounty.us

If you have any questions or wish to speak with someone regarding a case please call the Office at (315)253-1391 or send an email/fax and the staff will assist you.

If you are a crime victim please contact Crime Victim/Witness Coordinator Kristine Francey at 315-253-1494 or email her directly at kfrancey@cayugacounty.us 

Thank you for your understanding.

Jon E. Budelmann, Cayuga County District Attorney 

                            

Responsibility

The District Attorney is the chief law enforcement official in the county. There is one District Attorney elected in each of the 62 counties throughout New York State. The District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting all violations of New York State law that occur within the county, including: Felonies, Misdemeanors, Violations and Traffic Offenses.The District Attorney is also an advisor, advocate, investigator and legal scholar to the grand jury and police agencies in the county, with the ultimate goal of assuring that justice is accomplished for everyone.

THE EDUCATIONAL COURSES PROVIDED ON LINE ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE FOR AN EVALUATION OR TREATMENT AS MANDATED BY THE NYS STATUES, NYS DMV, THE CAYUGA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE OR BY THE COURTS IN CAYUGA COUNTY.

"PERSONS CHARGED UNDER SECTIONS 1192 (ANY DWI/DWAI/DWAI DRUGS) OR 1198 (IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE) OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR REDUCTIONS OF THEIR CHARGES THROUGH THIS WEBSITE/TRAFFIC SAFETY COURSE."

Please note that due to a high volume of online requests, it may take up to 4 weeks to process. If you do not receive a reduction offer via email within 4 weeks, please call or email to check the status.

NEW ***Traffic Ticket Reduction Request***

NEW***Solcitudes de Reduccion de Trafico***


DISCLAIMER: Before emailing traffic@cayugacounty.us any requests/questions to the District Attorney’s Office please review our Traffic Policy

Non-Traffic Charge Reduction eLearning Courses


Directory of Cayuga County Justice Courts

Assistant District Attorney Justice Court Assignment

Combat Heroin in New York

Tips for Preventing Exploitation of Children

Pistol Permit Public Records Exemption Form 

Resources

Pistol Permit Public Records Exemption

For public records exemption (opt out), please complete the Pistol Permit Public Records Exemption Form (PDF) and then bring it to the Cayuga Sheriff’s Office located at:
7445 County House Road
Auburn, NY 13021

Driving While Intoxicated

View a video that shows a different perspective on drinking and driving called "I Killed a Man."