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Chemung County Courts

Family Court

203-209 William Street
P.O. Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902-0588
Phone: 607-873-9500
Fax: 212-884-8950


Judges' Chambers

Family Court Judge
Mary M. Tarantelli

Karen E. Brown

Court Attorney
Richard J. Brink


Family Court Judge
Christopher P. Baker

Susan M. Raegan

Court Attorney
Samuel D. Castellino


Family Court Judge
Richard W. Rich, Jr.

Joy Goodwin

Court Attorney
Brian Dovi


Court Magistrate
Timothy K. Mattison

S.M. Assistant
Joan Lagonegro-Prechtl



All visitors must pass through a magnetometer
upon entering the courthouse.


Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
(excluding State Holidays)


Directions to Chemung County Family Court

  • From Route 17 (east or west), take exit 56.
  • Take a left at William St.
    (just beyond the 3rd traffic light)
  • On-street parking. View Map



Court Clerk's Office

Chief Clerk
Caitlin A. McGurgan

Deputy Chief Clerk
Colleen Phillips

Phone 607-873-9500
Fax 212-884-8950