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Looking Forward -- A Vision for Our Future


Looking Forward -- A Vision for Our Future


Our Mission


To protect the rights of families and children by ensuring the just and timely resolution of all matters brought before the court.

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Our Vision


The New York City Family Court is a strong, vibrant, independent, professionally run, due-process driven court, where there is respect for each and every individual appearing in and served by our court, as well as respect for each and every jurist and non-judicial court worker who serves in our busy courts. It is our expectation that all cases will be addresses fairly and expeditiously.

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Our Core Values


• Respect for all persons with whom we interact.
• Pride in our work.
• Commitment to quality service.
• Willingness to help others.
• Fairness in our interactions with others.
• Respect for and cooperation with our co-workers.
• Integrity in our dealings with others.

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Our Primary Objectives


• Timely disposition of all cases.
• Continuous trials.
• Improved time to permanency for children in out-of-home care.
• Adherence to the One Family, One Judge principle when appropriate.
• Efficiency in all Family Court operations.
• Promoting respect for all, litigant and court staff alike.

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Strategic Planning


Our Vision for the Future

Our Strategic Plan

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Suggestions


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Video Testimonial


View a video testimonial from an NYC Family Court employee.

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