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Due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19 transmission, the New York City Family Court conducts proceedings in-person, by telephone and via video conference.
Court Operating Hours
The court operates from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Please use the following link for information about how to initiate an action in the New York City Family Court.
New York City Family Court Information Sheet
Family offense petitions may be filed remotely or in-person Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
For information about a pending case or about filing a new case, contact the New York City Family Court in the county in which your case is pending or in which you intend to file. Contact information for the Family Courts within New York City is available using the following link:
Info By County - New York City | NYCOURTS.GOV
For general information, contact the New York City Family Court by email at NYFCInquiry@nycourts.gov or click the link above for contact information for the Family Courts within New York City.
Information for attorneys
Information for individuals not represented by an attorney
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