The Family Justice Courts (FJC) are headed by the Presiding Judge of the Family Justice Courts, who is assisted by the Deputy Presiding Judge, Judges of the High Court (Family Division) and judicial officers (such as district judges or magistrates), court family specialists and court administrators.
The district judges and magistrates may concurrently be appointed as assistant registrars. View the list of judges and judicial officers in the FJC.
The 2 main divisions in the FJC are the:
The FJC Registry comprises 4 clusters and divisions:
Deals with divorce, probate, adoption, deputyship and international child abduction cases.
Family Dispute Resolution Cluster
Deals with family dispute resolution services, maintenance mediation and counselling and psychological services.
Family Protection and Support Cluster
Deals with protection against family violence, maintenance, protection for vulnerable adults and Youth Courts cases such as youth arrest, family guidance and care and protection.
Strategic Planning and Research Division
Deals with planning and policy, performance management and research, strategic relations and programmes, and judicial capability development.
The FJC's Corporate Support Services are integrated with the Supreme Court's.
The Corporate Support Services include the following specialist functions:
Computer and Information Services Directorate
Ensures the FJC is at the forefront of new IT trends and developments.
Anticipates and implements IT solutions for the organisation while safeguarding the FJC's IT assets from cyber-security threats.
Corporate Services Directorate
Oversees the FJC's human resources, security, record management, administrative functions and the library.
Finance and Procurement Directorate
Promotes proper stewardship of the FJC's financial resources, through the implementation of frameworks that promote financial prudence, value-for-money practices and financial accountability.
Infrastructure and Court Services Directorate
Strategises the use of resources and services that best support the hearing process.
It includes the Infrastructure Section, Court Reporting Services Section and Interpreters Section.
Office of Public Affairs
Oversees the planning and execution of public engagement and communication efforts to position the FJC as a forward-thinking and outward-looking organisation with effective public service delivery.
Justice Debbie Ong
Mr Chia Wee Kiat
Mr Yap Yew Choh Kenneth
Mr Muhammad Hidhir Bin Abdul Majid