Juvenile/Interpersonal Protective Orders

Hall of Justice, 2nd Floor, Room 2033

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(502) 595-4433

All Juvenile Court cases are confidential. Information about these cases can only be given in person to the child, parent, victim or individuals who are authorized by a court order. A photo ID is required. 

Juvenile delinquency cases are heard in Division 88 in Courtroom 306 at 9 a.m. or in Division 99 in Courtroom 306 at 1 p.m. Motions on juvenile cases may be filed at the front counter of the Juvenile/IPO Office.

Juvenile Restitution Payments

Restitution payments per court order will be charged an additional 5 percent fee. Public defender fees for juvenile delinquency cases are also paid in this office. Payments should be made payable to David L. Nicholson, Circuit Court Clerk.

This department handles the following case types in Juvenile Court:

Juvenile delinquency cases (community crimes): including the processing of petitions, maintenance of files, staffing the bench clerk for the courtroom, and data entry following the court proceedings.

Self-consent abortions: Juveniles may file a petition and obtain permission for the decision to have an abortion without a parents’ permission.

Juvenile Mental Inquest Warrants (MIWs): Mental Inquest Warrants on juveniles are taken out and issued in this department. Hearings concerning the release of a juvenile from a hospital are also handled in this court.

Juvenile restitution: This department processes all restitution issued out of Juvenile Court as well as public defender fees.

Interpersonal Protective Orders (IPOs): This department is responsible for maintenance of IPO files, staffing the bench clerks for the courtroom, and data entry following the court proceedings.