Juvenile Court

 Exterior view of Juvenile Justice Center
The Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center main entrance is on Spielbusch Avenue

Hours of Operation


Juvenile Court is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Legal holidays as provided by law are observed. Juvenile Traffic Court is held on Friday at 7:30 am.

The Juvenile Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Any filings presented at the Juvenile Clerk's Office between the hours of 4:00 pm and 4:30 pm will be file stamped on the date presented; however, they will not be processed until the next business day (unless emergency).  

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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