Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court

Cases Handled

The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court handles cases involving:

  • Abandonment of children
  • Adults accused of child abuse or neglect, or of offenses against members of their own family (juvenile or adult)
  • Adults involved in disputes concerning the support, visitation, parentage or custody of a child
  • Children in need of services
  • Children in need of supervision
  • Children who have been subjected to abuse or neglect
  • Court consent for certain medical treatments
  • Court-ordered rehabilitation services
  • Family or household members who have been subjected to abuse
  • Foster care and entrustment agreements
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Juveniles accused of traffic violations