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Schuyler County Courts

Family Court

Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St. Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-535-7143
FAX: 646-963-6590

Hours of Operation:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday through Friday
(Except State Holidays)

Family Court Forms


Judges' Chambers

Family Court Judge
Hon. Dennis J. Morris

County Court Chambers
Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St., Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-535-7015
Fax: 646-963-6590

Support Magistrate

Hon. Alan D. Sheer

Court Assistant
Janet Wiese

Tompkins County Courthouse
320 North Tioga St.
P.O. Box 70
Ithaca, NY 14851-0070
Phone: 607-216-6649
Fax: 607-277-5027


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


Court Clerk's Office

Chief Clerk
Amanda Riley
E-Mail: Amanda Riley




Hon. Dennis J. Morrris is a Multi-Bench Judge of County Court, Family Court and Surrogate's Court in Schuyler County. Family Court first appearances are heard on Tuesdays and fact-finding hearings are held Mondays and Fridays. Judge Morris hears all varieties of Family Court petitions except support matters. Those matters are heard by the Support Magistrate on Wednesdays.