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Hamilton County Juvenile Court



Hamilton County Juvenile Court Cincinnati, Ohio

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Administrative Judge, 2021 - Present
Judge, 2017 - 2020
Administrative Judge Melissa Powers welcomes you to the Hamilton County Juvenile Court website. While our new website is under construction, we invite you to find all of the latest Juvenile Court news here or on the Court's Facebook page.
Melissa Powers  

Hamilton County Juvenile Court, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, has jurisdiction over many juvenile-related matters, including delinquency, unruly and traffic charges, dependency, abuse and neglect allegations, and certain custody, companionship and child support matters. Hamilton County Juvenile Court does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability or age in the delivery of services.

The Court has three locations:

    Judges' Office  -  hosts the Clerk's office, probation and administrative offices, and holds most of the Court hearings.

    The Youth Center  -  a 160-bed secure placement facility for youths awaiting adjudication or transfer to other facilities. The Youth Center provides a 24-hour complaint processing office and holds the plea hearings for youths being housed at the facility. 

    Work Detail  -  supervises youths performing Court-ordered community service.

Mailing Addresses and Main Phone Numbers

Judges' Office
800 Broadway
Cincinnati OH 45202
(513) 946-9200
The Youth Center
2020 Auburn Avenue.
Cincinnati OH 45219
(513) 946-2600
Work Detail
2020 Auburn Avenue.
Cincinnati OH 45219
(513) 946-7650

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