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Comments Sought on Family Court Local Rule Changes
Feedback is due by Oct. 29
Pursuant to SCR 1.040(3)(a), proposed amendments to a local rule (Rules of Jefferson Family Court Practice & Procedure) are being published by the Louisville Bar Association for viewing and comment prior to their submission for approval by the Kentucky Supreme Court.
Face masks are optional in public places in the Hall of Justice and Judicial Center. Mask requirements in all courtrooms are at the discretion of the judge.
For the Order regarding Mask Protocols for Jefferson County Court Facilities, effective March 8, 2022, click HERE
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The following is a list of the contact-less services that are available online or via phone to eliminate an in-person visit to our office:
Prepayable Traffic Citations and Court Fines/Fees: You can pay certain court fines and fees (e.g.: prepayable traffic citations) online using the Kentucky Court of Justice’s secure ePay service —https://kcoj.kycourts.net/kyecourts/login/guestlogin— or by phone at (866) 396-1751. Please be advised that you must make a full payment at least 3 business days before your first scheduled court date.
eFiling: Attorneys have the ability to file court documents online via eFiling without having to make a trip to a courthouse for civil and criminal cases in Circuit Court and District Court. Attorneys must complete training and become certified before they are able to file cases electronically in Kentucky. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides online opportunities for attorneys to complete eFiling training and certification. For more information on eFiling, click here — https://kcoj.kycourts.net/kyecourts/Login
Docket, Motion Hours, Etc.: Important information on Trial Dockets, Motion Hours, Criminal Background Checks, Expungements and more is also available online at — kycourts.gov
Websites for Jefferson Courts (Judges, Dockets, Remote Court Info/Links, Jury Service, Resources)
The Jefferson County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk (OCCC) serves as the custodian of all court records of District, Circuit and Family courts, as well as the repository of fees, fines and court costs in the county.
The staff is comprised of 293 Deputy Clerks who carry out the daily responsibilities of our office. Deputy Clerks are sworn officers of the court and most work in three major court divisions: Circuit Court, Family Court and District Court.
The Jefferson County OCCC serves the largest jurisdiction (40 elected trial court judges) in Kentucky’s unified court system and its only true urban court system, operating 24 x 7 x 365. Court operations are conducted at two facilities in downtown Louisville: the Louis D. Brandeis Hall of Justice, 600 W. Jefferson St., and the Jefferson County Judicial Center, 700 W. Jefferson St. Deputy Clerks also work in Archives & Records in the Old Jefferson County Jail Building, 514 W. Liberty St.
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Office of the Circuit Court Clerk
Louis D. Brandeis Hall of Justice
600 W. Jefferson St., Suite 2008
Louisville, KY 40202
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday