Welcome to the Family Court.
The Oneida Family Court is a court convened to decide matters and make orders in relation to family law, such as divorce, child support, and custody of children. The court is tasked with:
- Providing for the administration of law and justice;
- Exercising the inherent power to apply and enforce Oneida law as it pertains to the family and/or children;
- Providing a knowledgeable, fair, and impartial forum for the resolution of all family law matters; and
- Supporting a separation of Tribal governmental powers.
Child Custody, Placement, and Child Support FAQ
What Does it Cost to File an Action?
Can I Qualify for a Waiver of Filing Fees?
How do I Serve Process Documents to Someone Who is in Prison?
Robert J. Collins, II, Judge
Rodney Dequaine, Judge
Pixie DeGrand, Clerk of Court
Kristina Denny, Clerk of Court
Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)
A GAL is an individual appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child or other individual involved in a court case. Serving as a GAL is a unique opportunity for community members with a sincere concern for the well-being of children.
Policies and procedures governing GALs:
Minimum Standards of Character and Suitability for Certification
Guardian ad Litem Invoicing and Billing Policy