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New York StateUnified Court System



Administrative Judge
Hon. Edwina G. Richardson-Mendelson

Deputy Administrative Judge
Hon. Jeanette Ruiz

Chief Clerk
George Cafasso

Deputy Chief Clerk
Michael McLoughlin


Court Help

For more information call the NYC Family Court Information Line at: 212-374-3700

Or visit Court Help

Court Help

Case Types

The Family Court hears matters involving children and families. It has the authority to make legal decisions over the following types of cases:



Courts By County

New York City Family Court has locations in each of the five Boroughs.

Bronx Bronx

Kings Kings (Brooklyn)

New York New York (Manhattan)

Queens Queens

Richmond Richmond (Staten Island)