Juvenile Court

Court Updates from the Chief Magistrate December 2022


 Inclement Weather Policy
If 
Memphis - Shelby County Schools (MSCS) closes school and there are no in person classes due to inclement weather or as the result of inclement weather, Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County will be closed as well.  If you have a court date with Juvenile Court that is missed due to this inclement weather policy, you will be notified via text or email (whichever method of communication you normally receive from the courts for court information) regarding your new court date.


COVID-19 Pandemic Information
Juvenile Court and the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office remain open for business from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Should you need further assistance please call Juvenile Court at 901-222-0800 or Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office at 901-222-0600.


 
CDC Face Mask Policy 
Please follow the CDC recommendation to wear a cloth face covering when entering the Juvenile Court for any reason. See more at:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
 
 
 

Please See our latest issue of the
  
JC Newsletter - December 2022

  

  

   

https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/DocumentCenter/View/36852/Juvenile-Court-Safety-Plan






 


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Useful Links
 
Order Regarding Face Coverings

Tennessee Supreme Court Order 1-15-2021

Tennessee Supreme Court Order 12-22-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Amended Order 5-28-2020 

Judge Dan Michael's Order and Supreme Court Order 5-27-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Order 4-27-2020

Tennessee Supreme Court Order 4-24-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Concerns and Suggestions to Increase In-Person Court Hearings 4-20-2020
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Responsibilities & Organization

 Juvenile justice initiatives overseen by Shelby County Juvenile Court include:

  • Assessment screening for juveniles detained for serious offenses 
  • Evaluation referrals for youth affected by mental health issues and substance abuse 
Juvenile Court has eight courtrooms where juvenile and child support cases are heard.
 
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Data Dashboard 
 As part of the Court's agreement with The United States Department of Justice the Court, in conjunction with the Shelby County IT Department, has created a "Data Dashboard." The dashboard is designed to provide information about the Court's progress with the agreement with the DOJ.



 


JUVENILE COURT DATA DASHBOARD
For information on DOJ Compliance click on the Department of Justice Compliance Page link on the left of this page.

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Additional Resources:

  


Additional DMC Data: