The Juvenile Court will be closed on Friday, June 18 in recognition of Juneteenth, which is a 

recognized county and court holiday.


Health Alert

Covid-19 Positive Results - An updated list of positive COVID-19 cases that have required contact tracing in the Justice Center, Old Courthouse, Juvenile Courthouse, and Courthouse Square.

Based upon recommendations from Responsible RestartOhio, all persons entering the Juvenile Justice Center will be required to wear a face covering while in the building and follow all COVID-19 hand-washing protocols, along with social distancing.


If you have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, believe you may have been in contact with someone who has been exposed, or if you feel ill, please do not come to the Juvenile Justice Center. If you have a scheduled court date and are feeling ill, contact your attorney and/or court to explain your illness and schedule a new date. We are taking all necessary precautions to avoid spreading illness during this current health crisis.


Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court will be reducing down to essential staff in response to Governor DeWine’s “Declaring a State of Emergency” due to COVID-19. Court hearings will be continued wherever possible. Questions regarding your hearing should be directed to the following phone numbers: 

Custody, Child Support (216) 443-3149;

Mediation (216) 698-6545;

Delinquency, Abuse, Neglect or Dependency (216) 698-4756;

Traffic and all others (216) 263-4546.



Administrative Order of June 15, 2021

Administrative Order of June 25, 2020

Administrative Order of June 12, 2020

Click Here for a List of Bailiff Phone Numbers and Email Addresses


If you are asking for a change of custody and you believe the child is at risk of harm, you should call 696-Kids and/or the police.

Due to the COVID-19 and public safety concerns, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court - Clerk's Office will accept filings at the following email address below:

Attorneys Only:     

Non Attorney Filings:

You may contact the Cashier's Office at (216) 443-3414 to make credit card payments for filings, court costs, etc. or mail in a check or money order to Attention: Cashier's Office, 9300 Quincy Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Attention Attorney and Filing Parties:

If your certified mail return has not been docketed in the Court's case management system (iCase), contact the Juvenile Court Help Desk at for assistance.  For questions pertaining to service, contact the Clerk's Office at (216) 443-8400, press #2.

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Information Regarding HB 410 for Cuyahoga County Boards of Education

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court will begin accepting child support payments on January 11, 2021.

Payments must be made with exact change. Checks and money orders will not be accepted.

Credit/debit card payments can be made by calling 1-888-965-2676, option #5, or by accessing

Checks and money orders can be mailed to:


PO Box 182372

Columbus, OH 43218

All checks and money orders should contain the SETS (10-digit) number and Order Number (if available).

Child Support Warrant Recall Program has been suspended until further notice.

The Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court will accept public comments until Wednesday, July 14, 2021 with respect to new Local Rule 65 BDE.  Comments can be submitted to Sarah Cigic at the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division.  The address is 9300 Quincy Ave., 4th floor, Cleveland, Ohio  44106, email:, and fax: 216-443-3507.