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Family Court - Juvenile

Lincoln Hall of Justice, 1025 E. Forest, Detroit, Michigan

The Court Family Division-- includes two cross-assigned Probate Judges and 15 Juvenile Attorney Referees--are responsible for hearing juvenile delinquency matters, child abuse and neglect, adoption, guardianship and all traffic and ordinance violations committed by juveniles in Wayne County.  Other juvenile support and ancillary services provided by this division include adoptions, the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, Intake, Juvenile Drug Court, Juvenile Services Unit and the Clinic for Child Study.  In addition to monitoring and support services to youthful offenders, therapists, clinicians and probation officers provide the Court with progress reports, recommendations and expert testimony.

The Sheriff’s role within this unit is to provide both courtroom and building security by protecting judges, public civilians inside the court and securing prisoners.  

General Office Mailing Location:
Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E. Forest, Detroit, Michigan
Office:   313.833.5600
Fax:      313.237.1104