Juvenile Court

The Juvenile Court is a division of the Washtenaw County Trial Court. There are two major categories of cases which must be filed at the Juvenile Court and are typically handled at the Courthouse. 

Mission & Vision Statements


To protect children, promote community safety, hold individuals accountable, restore victims, and increase the competencies of court-involved youth and families in partnership with the community.


We envision the Washtenaw County Trial Court - Juvenile Court as a key contributor to safe communities, healthy youth and families, and self-sufficient young people in Washtenaw County; and as an innovative, progressive, and unified organization of unparalleled quality in which professional staff and dedicated leaders are committed to providing or otherwise facilitating a comprehensive array of services to the children, youth, families, victims, and communities we serve.