York County Court

York County Court and Family Court, located at Piccadilly House, 55 Piccadilly in York, North Yorkshire (YO1 9WL), is a key institution for handling various legal matters within the jurisdiction. This court primarily deals with civil cases, including those related to family law, bankruptcy, housing matters, and money claims. It also handles serious or high profile cases that may reach the High Court level.

The court is part of the UK’s County Court system, which generally manages non-criminal civil disputes such as contract disagreements, claims for damages, and property recovery. York County Court is equipped to handle both small claims and more significant civil disputes, with certain limits on financial values for different tracks of claims​​​​​​.

Front entrance of York County Court and Family Court building

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Piccadilly House, 55 Piccadilly, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9WL

Email Contacts:


  • General Enquiries: 01904 688 550
  • Fax: 01264 347919

Opening Hours:

  • Court hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday
  • The counter is open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday to Friday​​​​.

Building Facilities

York County Court provides several facilities to ensure accessibility and convenience for all visitors. These include:

  • Disabled access and support for those with hidden disabilities
  • Hearing enhancement systems
  • Facilities for assistance dogs
  • Baby changing facilities and private interview rooms
  • Video conferencing facilities for court proceedings

Legal Areas Covered

The court handles a wide array of cases, including:

  • Adoption and childcare arrangements
  • Divorce and domestic abuse cases
  • Bankruptcy and financial disputes
  • Housing and property possession issues​​.

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York County Court and Family Court serves as a crucial venue for resolving civil disputes and managing family law matters in York and the surrounding areas. Its commitment to accessibility and the breadth of cases handled make it a pivotal institution in the local justice system.

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