Liverpool Civil and Family Court

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35 Vernon Street
L2 2BX

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Opening times

Court open

8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Bailiff office open

8:30am to 10:30am

Counter service by appointment only

High Court 10am to 4pm



(General Civil enquiries/filing of Civil documents/High Court District Registry/Airline Claims )

Breathing space enquiries
Family court

(Including C100 applications)


(Civil Applications/other documents with fee)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process)

Family public law (children in care)


Business and property courts

(Business and Property Court and Insolvency )


(Court of Protection)

Financial Remedy


0151 296 2200
Family court
0300 303 0642


0151 296 2202

(Liverpool North West Warrant of Control Centre)

0151 296 2212

(Manchester North West Warrant of Control Centre)

0151 296 2425
High court
0151 296 2446

(Appeals/Payment of hearing fees)

Business and property courts
0151 296 2483
0151 296 2489


Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process)

Family court
0151 296 2607

(Incl paper process. NOT DIVORCE - contested financial matters/maintenance queries)

0151 296 2292
0151 296 2220

(Court of Protection)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0151 296 2200.

No parking

There is no public parking available, however there are several car parks in close proximity.

Disabled access

Disabled access and disabled toilet facilities.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

This court has hearing loop facilities available by prior arrangement.

Security arch

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


Lifts are available in this building to access all floors.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on all floors.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and are located on the first, second and third floors.  Lifts are available to these floors.


Vending machines only on site. However, there are several coffee shops in close proximity.

Interview room

Consultation rooms are available at this court.

Children's waiting room

This court has limited facilities for children, please contact the court for details.

Baby changing facility

This court has baby changing facilities.

Prayer / Quiet room

A quiet room for prayer or contemplation is available at this court.

Video facilities

Video conference facilities by prior arrangement ONLY.  For enquiries please contact for civil cases or for family cases.

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building.  Please read the notices on display.

Witness service

  The Support through Court Service ( is available on site to provide assistance.  In addition, James Murray Solicitors ( is available on site to provide assistance with warrants of evictions/injunctions/homelessness.

Witness care

Witness care services are available at this court, please contact for full details.

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 251

Family Court location code: 251

DX: 702600 Liverpool 5

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