Welcome to Family Court

Family Court is a specialized statutory court with limited jurisdiction.   Erie County Family Court hears cases involving children and families in the areas of Custody and Visitation, Child Abuse or Neglect or the Termination of Parental Rights, Persons in need of Supervision (PINS), Juvenile Delinquents, Adolescent Offenders, Paternity, Child Support, Guardianship of Children (Kin Gap), Family Offenses, and  Adoption of Children.