|The Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center main entrance is on Spielbusch Avenue|
Hours of Operation
The Juvenile Justice Center Building is open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Legal holidays as provided by law are observed, during which time the building will be closed to the public.
Juvenile Traffic Court is held every Friday at 8:00 am.
Effective September 7, 2022, the Juvenile Clerk's Office will be operating under Temporary Reduced In-Person Operating Hours. The Juvenile Clerk's Office will be open to the public for in-person filings daily (Monday - Friday) between the restricted hours of 8:30 am to 11:30 am. The office will be closed for in-person filings and payments between the hours of 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. There is a drop off basket for filings and filing fee payments at a Self Service Station located inside of the front entrance to the Juvenile Justice Center building for individuals who come in during closed hours. In-person child support payments will only be accepted during open hours of operation. The Clerk's Office will continue to be reachable by phone daily (Monday - Friday) at (419) 213-6744 between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. These temporary modified hours of operation are expected to remain in place for no more than 60 days from September 7, 2022.
Court sessions run from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Judges or Magistrates may schedule hearings at other times at their discretion.
Information before you come to Court - Courthouse Guide: Delinquency
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA): If you are aware of or suspect alleged sexual misconduct, please complete the PREA Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, or Sexual Harassment Reporting Form.
PREA Information - Parent and Resident Handbook
PREA Información - Spanish PREA folleto de Información
2017 Final PREA Audit Report - 2017 PREA Audit Report
U.S. Department of Agriculture policy - Justice for All Information
Initiatives and Reform: JDAI 2018 Annual Report
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