Family Court Administration

Family Court facilitates more timely, consistent and thoughtful outcomes to a family's legal issues.

Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have questions concerning Family Court, please contact:

Darwin F. Rice
(704) 686-0291
Darwin.F.Rice@nccourts.org

Family Court Case Coordinator Contact List  
Family Court Front Desk: (704) 686-0202
Case Coordinator for Judge Smith and Rule 7 Hearings: (704) 686-0203
Case Coordinator for Judge Blake and Judge Hewett: (704) 686-0205
Case Coordinator for Judge Best & Culler: (704) 686-0207
Case Coordinator for Judge Henderson: (704) 686-0208
Case Coordinator for Judge Mann: (704) 686-0209

Your Family Court Case Manager will be your contact person for questions about your case. Information you need to have at hand when contacting Family Court Case Manager:

  • Each time you contact Family Court, please have your file number, which is located in the upper right hand corner of your court documents. Example: (00-CVD-0123)
  • Program information is available upon request by contacting this office.
  • Be clear about what information you would like us to provide.

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