Legal and Mediation Services

thru: Ontario County Family Court

Hears family offense proceedings in various types of cases, including: 
  • Family offense petitions and domestic violence. 
  • Child custody, guardianship, and visitation petitions. 
  • Child support and spousal support petitions. 
  • Paternity petitions. 
  • Adoptions and child neglect/abuse petitions. 


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Eligibility: There must be a family or intimate/dating relationship and one party must reside in Ontario County.

Application Process: Family offense matters begin at Safe Harbors at 315-781-1093 or Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes at 315-789-2613. Child support matters go through Ontario County Support Collection Unit (SCU). All other issues come to Room 130 during business hours on a walk-in basis.

Required Documentation: Photo ID.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: Ontario County.



This program is offered here:

Ontario County Family Court

Map Marker 1
27 North Main Street
Room 130, Ontario County Courthouse
Canandaigua NY 14424
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.
Closed holidays.
Bus Service:
Accessible by public transportation.
Disabilities Access:
Wheelchair accessible.


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