The Family Court seeks to attain maximum efficiency and effectiveness in the management and disposal of the court’s caseload through the application of the rule of law.


To provide timely and efficient redress in family matters of adoption, maintenance, custody and domestic violence.  To efficiently adjudicate and dispose of criminal matters coming before the Family Court and to promote the administration of justice for all through an efficient and effective support system.

Aims and Objectives

  • To maintain an efficient system of judicial administration through competent and reliable support services to the  Court and its litigants.
  • To perform all duties required for the execution of the orders of the Court.
  • To provide a comfortable legal environment for individuals, families, juveniles and children.

The Administrative Staff

The President of the Family Court heads the Department.  There is a Legal Clerk and Senior Executive Officer; who are responsible for the supervision of the staff and for the performance of administrative duties.  The main function of the administrative staff is to ensure that the Court is run efficiently and effectively.

Key Clients

Ministry of Finance
The RSVG Police Force
Her Majesty’s Prisons
Family Services
High Court Registry
Marion House
Lay Person/General Public
Juvenile offenders
Children in need of care and protection
Legal clerks
Office of the Director of Public Prosecution
Attorney General's Chambers
Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court



Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,
Office Hours (M-F)
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Court Hours (M-F)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1 (784) 457-1091