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Dutchess Family Court

Dutchess Family Court


50 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: 845-431-1850
Fax: 845-486-2510


Hon. Joseph Egitto
Hon. Joan S. Posner, AJSC
Hon. Denise M. Watson

Clerk's Office

Chief Clerk
Peter A. Palladino

Deputy Chief Clerk
Lisa D. Mack


Court Hours of Operation


Court Calendars

FAQs, Forms and Instructions

  • Courthelp
  • FAQs
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Statewide Forms

  • General Information

    ADA: The Courthouse is ADA accessible. Contact the court for specific accommodations. ADA Liaisons

    Directions: Driving directions

    Parking: Parking and handicapped parking are available in the municipal lot.

    Poughkeepsie City Bus System
    Dutchess County Loop Bus System
    Metro North Railroad


    Childrens Center

    Statewide Childrens Center Information


    9th Judicial District