A part of the St. Louis County Circuit Court (Missouri 21st
Judicial Circuit), the Family Court of St. Louis County has been serving the citizens of St. Louis County for decades. The Family Court consists of the Juvenile Court and the Domestic Relations Court divisions. The Family Court also encompasses the celebrated Domestic Violence Court
for certain order of protection cases. Circuit Judge Jason Dodson was appointed the Administrative Judge of the Family Court in January 2022.
What We Do
is to serve the citizens of St. Louis County by providing access to a fair, impartial, prompt and cost-effective system of justice that ensures all are treated with courtesy and dignity and that fosters the respect and confidence of the public in an independent judicial system.
Join Our Team
Our Mission is to serve the citizens of St. Louis County by providing access to a fair, impartial, prompt and cost-effective system of justice. We welcome you to explore the opportunities a career with the Court has to offer.
Both the State of Missouri and St. Louis County offer a comprehensive benefits package. Click below to learn more.