Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021: Family Court is experiencing a building-wide power outage and is closed as of 12:00 PM, today. All matters scheduled for today are being adjourned. Please contact the clerk’s office at 516 493-4000, or 516 493-3900 for additional information. Emergency Family Offense Petitions: applications for protective orders may be brought before the District Court at 99 Main Street, Hempstead NY. The District Court may be reached at 516 493-4334
Family Court, Nassau County
1200 Old Country Road
Westbury, New York 11590
Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the Nassau Family Court has reduced in person appearances effective Thursday, December 10, 2020. Please go to E-Courts to check the status of your case before traveling to the courthouse.
The Family Court of the State of New York was created as a specialized court to handle cases involving children and families. Family Court judges hear a range of legal issues, including child abuse and neglect (child protection), adoption, child custody and visitation, domestic violence, guardianship, juvenile delinquency, paternity, persons in need of supervision (PINS), and child support.