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Onondaga County Family Court

Address & Phone

Onondaga County Courthouse
401 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Fax: 315-671-1163


Phone: 315-671-2000

New Justice Mediation:
Phone: 315-671-2047

Children Drop-In Center:
Phone: 315-671-2048

Phone: 315-671-4248
Fax: 315-671-1193

Phone: 315-671-2005
Fax: 315-671-1165


Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Court Terms & Holidays

Public parking is available near the courthouse for a daily rate. A limited number of metered handicap parking spaces are available on the street. See the Downtown Public Parking Map.

ADA Accessibility:
Building entrance is accessible. Contact court for specific accommodations.

From North/South: Take Route 81S, exit at Harrison St. Take Harrison St., turn right on State St.
From West: Take 690 E, exit at West Genesee St. Take West Genesee (turns into James St.), turn right on Montgomery St.
From East: Take 690 W, exit at Townsend St., turn right on Erie Blvd., then left on State St.

Public bus service (Centro) is available.

Courthouse Services:
Child Drop In Center (1st floor). Vending machines in 1st floor lobby.

Chief Clerk IV
David Primo, Esq.

Deputy Chief Clerk IV
Tonya M. Younis

District Supervising Family Court Judge
Hon. Martha Walsh Hood
Phone: 315-428-3256
Fax: 315-428-3252

Family Court Judge
Hon. Julie A. Cecile
Phone: 315-671-2040
Fax: 315-671-1169

Family Court Judge
Hon. Michael Hanuszczak
Phone: 315-671-2010
Fax: 315-671-1166

Family Court Judge
Hon. Martha E. Mulroy
Phone: 315-671-2050
Fax: 315-671-1170

Family Court Judge
Hon. Michele Pirro-Bailey
Phone: 315-671-2030
Fax: 315-671-1168

Support Magistrate
Patricia L. DeRue
Phone: 315-671-2017
Fax: 315-671-1171

Support Magistrate
Kathryn Z. Davies
Phone: 315-671-2027
Fax: 315-671-1173

Support Magistrate
James L. Gorman
Phone: 315-671-4249
Fax: 315-671-1194

Support Magistrate
Susan Hamlin Nasci
Phone: 315-671-2019
Fax: 315-671-1172

Court Attorney/Referee
Thomas Benedetto, Esq
Phone: 315-671-4243
Fax: 315-671-1193

Court Attorney/Referee
William Rose, Esq.
Phone: 315-671-4273
Fax: 315-671-4664

Court Attorney/Referee
Salvatore Pavone, Esq.
Phone: 315-671-2021
Fax: 315-671-1197