Family Court – Central Islip
400 Carleton Avenue
Central Islip, NY 11722
631-853-4289 – General Clerk

Supervising Judge
Hon. Caren Loguercio

Chief Clerk
Mike Williams

Deputy Chief Clerk
Dawn Kettle

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Family Court is closed on weekends and on holidays.

The Suffolk County Family Court is a specialized court system dedicated to addressing legal issues related to families and children. The Suffolk County Family Court has two locations – one in Central Islip and one in Riverhead.  The Central Islip facility is located in the John P. Cohalan Courthouse, located at 400 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, New York.

The Family Court deals with a variety of cases, including matters ranging from child custody and visitation disputes to child and spousal support, domestic violence, and neglect cases.

The Suffolk County Family Court building in Central Islip is staffed by three types of judicial officers:

  1. Family Court Judges: These judges preside over a wide range of family-related cases, including child custody and visitation, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, adoption, and other matters pertaining to families and children.
  2. Support Magistrates: Support magistrates are responsible, primarily for handling child and spousal support matters as well as paternity issues. They conduct hearings, review evidence, and make determinations regarding the amount of support payments.
  3. Court-Attorney Referees: Court Attorney Referees are judicial officers empowered to hear specific Family Court cases including child custody, visitation and Orders of Protection.

Our Suffolk Family Court lawyers have experience with every variety of family law case heard in the Suffolk County Family Court. Our only goal is to obtain a positive outcome for you and your family. Whether negotiating with opposing parties or having a trial in family court, our Suffolk County family law attorneys are committed to achieving the best possible result for you and your family. Contact us by phone at (631) 600-3295 to talk to a lawyer for your Suffolk County Family Court case or use our online intake form to schedule a consultation with a Suffolk County Family Law lawyer.