Juvenile Court

 Exterior view of Juvenile Justice Center
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. 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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