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New York StateUnified Court System



Hon. Jeanette Ruiz
Administrative Judge

George Cafasso
Chief Clerk

Michael McLoughlin
First Deputy Chief Clerk


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)