Jefferson County, Alabama

Family Court


General Information
Family Court of Jefferson County exercises jurisdiction in matters involving children. These matters might include cases in which a child is alleged to be delinquent, dependent, or in need of supervision. The Court also exercises jurisdiction over other proceedings including establishment of paternity and child support enforcement, as well as protection from abuse. In accordance with the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure, Family Court staff members are assigned to one of the following areas:

  • Judicial
  • Administration
  • Bessemer Division

For information about:

  • Programs Department
  • Training and Volunteer Services
  • Child Support
  • Clerk and Register

DHR clients: To verify payments of child support, please call 1-866-252-4453. The Family Court cashier and the DHR case manager can provide copies of pay histories.

Jefferson County Family Court
120 2nd Ct. North, Birmingham AL 35204

Maps & Directions:
Birmingham Courthouse
Bessemer Courthouse

Phone Numbers:
Birmingham (205) 325-5491
Bessemer (205) 744-3500