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Juvenile Court

Mission Statement

 The goal of the Erie County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division, is to serve all citizens with whom it has contact in a manner that:

  • Complies with the Constitution of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Ohio.
  • Provides maximum services compatible with the judicious and accountable use of public funds.
  • Preserves and protects the family unit and minimizes trauma at times when such unit is fragmented and troubled.
  • Considers the needs of individuals, families and the general public with bias toward no one.
  • Assists in the care, protection and supervision of youth toward modifying unlawful and socially unacceptable behavior to a standard that prepares them for a fulfilling, productive adulthood.

Please Note:
Method of contact is by phone or postal mail. Juvenile Court cannot be contacted by email.

Juvenile Court Resources