Steuben County Family Court


Hon. Philip J. Roche

Hon. Patrick M. McAllister

Hon. Chauncey J. Watches


Chief Clerk

April L. Din


Deputy Chief Clerk

Kirsten VanAtta


Support Magistrate

  • David M. Crosby


Judicial Hearing Officer


Location Information

County Office Building
Third Floor
3 East Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14810

Hours of Operation:
Window: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Filings: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Phone: 607-622-8218
Fax: 607-622-8239
[email protected]

General Info

Paternity First Appearance Calendars are held on third Thursday of each month.

Parties seeking to file for a Temporary Order of Protection are referred to the Arbor Development (1-800-286-3407)5 for assistance in the preparation of the necessary Family Offense Petition.

All adjournment requests must be made in writing with the consent of all parties. Cases that are scheduled for hearing and/or are over Standards and Goals must also have the approval of the assigned Judge. Cases remain on the scheduled date until the Judge approves the adjournment and the Clerk's Office receives confirmation of an agreed upon date.

More information available on the 7th District Family Court page, including:

Resolve Your Case Without Going to Court

The Court partners with The Center for Dispute Settlement, which offers mediation to resolve child custody and visitation issues. Please contact CDS for assistance with your case. Information about contacting CDS can be found in their brochure. Please contact CDS for assistance with your case.