Cork Court Office Civil and Family

You can schedule an appointment online to visit this office for:

  • Stamping (Civil)
  • Guardianship of Children
  • Maintenance of Spouses and Children
  • Arrears of Maintenance Applications
  • Matters relating to Passport Applications
  • Queries regarding issuing of Judicial Separation/Divorce Proceedings
  • Family Law Motions

For urgent matters, where it is not possible to book online, please email to make an appointment.


You can also make an appointment to visit our Office in Youghal which is open every Wednesday from 10.00am – 13.00pm and located at the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal, P36 FR96.


You do not need an appointment to make an application under the Domestic Violence legislation - this is a walk-in service.  


Regarding Arrears of Maintenance and Breach of Access Applications, these are considered to be urgent, and you do not need to make an appointment for these matters. However, as you may be waiting at the counter, you have the option of making an appointment for these matters.


Several of the Family Law applications require you to fill in forms before you attend the office. You will be advised of the relevant forms required when booking the appointment. Please find the relevant forms here


Please note that due to the urgent nature of certain matters that must take priority, there may be a slight delay to your appointment commencement time.


About this Office:

This office deals with Civil and Family business for all areas within the Cork City Court District (District No. 19). We also deal with Civil and Family Business for Midleton and Youghal.


Please refer to this map to check that you are booking an appointment with the correct Court office.


Business dealt with:
• District and Circuit Civil (including appeals)
• District and Circuit Family Law (including appeals)
• District and Circuit Licensing:
• Probate
• Small Claims:


Click here to see District No. 19 terms and sittings


Address: Cork Court Office - Family and Civil is situated in the Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork: The Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork, T12 C6CV

Office Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.15 - 13.00 and 13.45 - 16.00

Email Address:

Contact Number: +353 21 480 5600

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