Leicester County Court and Family Court

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90 Wellington Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

The Counter is open from 10am to 4pm for Urgent Court Business



(Civil and Possession enquiries)


(Bailiff enquiries)

Family public law (children in care)

(Paper process including C100 applications)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Breathing space enquiries


0116 222 5700
0191 478 1476
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
Family public law (children in care)
0116 222 5706

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0116 222 5700.


The nearest public car park is East Street. There is metered parking on Wellington Street and St. Albion Street.

Disabled access

Disabled access is available at the back of the building via a ramp. Please follow signage. Disabled parking can be arranged by contacting the Customer Service Officer in advance on 0116 222 5700.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

Hearing enhancement facilities are available on request in court and hearing rooms and near the security arch at the public entrance.

Security arch

For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker. 


Refreshments are available on site.Hot food and drink prepared and served on the premises. Please note that it is not permissible to bring hot food or hot drinks into the building.

Interview room

Interview rooms are available on both floors.

Children's waiting room

There is a children's room on the first floor waiting area, access limited by CAFCASS.

Baby changing facility

This court has baby changing facilities situated in the ground floor toilets by the public counter area.

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Leicester County Court and Family Court

Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 244

Family Court location code: 244

DX: 17401 Leicester 3

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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