Coronavirus and the New York City Family Court

Important Child Support Information (Spanish)

Additional Guidelines for Practitioners in Virtual Courtrooms, May 15

Coronavirus and the New York City Family Court

Information for Filing Emergency/Essential Applications



Administrative Judge
Hon. Jeanette Ruiz

Deputy Administrative Judge
Hon. Anne-Marie Jolly

Chief Clerk
Doreen M. Hanley

First Deputy Chief Clerk
Stephen G. Byrnes

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)


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