Family Court Judges

  • Pamela K. Addington
  • Brent Hall

Hardin County Justice Center
120 E. Dixie Ave.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Phone: 270-766-5003

Phone: 270-766-5311

Fax: 270-766-5253


Divorce Education

 Hardin County Family Court 

Monday9 a.m.HardinEPO/DVO hearings/show cause
Monday (1st & 3rd)1 p.m.HardinDR Hearings
Monday (2nd & 4th)1 p.m.HardinPaternity/ child support appearance/Hearings/ show cause
Tuesday9 a.m.HardinDR Hearings
Tuesday11 a.m.HardinDivision 1 - Domestic Relations (DR) Cases Motion Hour
Tuesday11:30 a.m.HardinDivision 4 - Call
Tuesday1 p.m.HardinDomestic Relations (DR) Hearings (15 minute hearings)
Wednesday9 a.m.HardinJuvenile DNA appearances (except educational neglect)/ reviews/ motions/
Wednesday10:30 a.m.HardinAnnual reviews/pre-trial conference
Wednesday1 p.m.HardinShow cause/ Adjudications/ extended hearings
Thursday9 a.m.HardinDR Hearings
Thursday1 p.m.HardinDR Hearings
Friday9 a.m.HardinDR Hearings
Friday1 p.m.HardinProof/fines/court costs (all juvenile cases)
Friday1:30 p.m.HardinStatus arraignment (including educational neglect)/ motions/ reviews/  dispositions/ Adjudications/  extended hearings/ show cause

Emergency custody or detention hearings or other emergency matters may be scheduled any weekday at 8:30 a.m. or as otherwise set by the presiding Family Court Judge, within the statutory mandates, as the need arises. The Family Court Judge, at his or her discretion, can assign a special adjudication date on any weekday to promote judicial economy and for statutory compliance.

Please be prepared to come 30 minutes prior to scheduled hearing times to conference case.

Friday afternoon will be referred to as the "school docket."