The Family Court has exclusive, original jurisdiction in all matters involving marriage, child custody, adult abuse and neglect, and all related matters. In Jackson County, these matters are heard in one of the three locations depending whether the case falls into the Juvenile Justice or Marriage and Family category. Please click on the appropriate tab below for more information.
On behalf of all of the personnel that work at our Family Court for the 16th Judicial Circuit of Jackson County, Missouri, I would like to welcome you to our official website.
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