Nottingham County Court and Family Court

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60 Canal Street

Opening times

Court open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Counter open: By appointment only

Court open: Extended sitting days – Monday to Thursday 5 pm to 7:30 pm.


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 notifications


Civil queries

0115 910 3401

(Civil, Enforcement & Insolvency matters)

Family queries

0115 910 3504

(Private law, Divorce and Adoption matters)


0115 910 3429

(Payment of fees in Civil, Family & Enforcement matters)


0115 910 3589

(Court listing enquiries)

Counter appointments


Child maintenance

Family public law (children in care)

0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Family public law (children in care)

0115 910 3522

(Paper process)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact us.

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogsare welcome.

Loop Hearing

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.


Refreshments are available, hot food and drink prepared and served on the premises.

Interview room

There are two private interview rooms available located opposite Court 1 and can not be booked in advance.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Video facilities

Electronic Presentation of Evidence (EPE) facility.

Witness service

The PSU is available on site to provide assistance.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Nottingham County Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 286

DX: 702380 Nottingham 7

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location does not participate in this scheme

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