COVID-19 Information



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.

All members of the public 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, when Cuyahoga County is at a "High" level according to the CDC website (see Administrative Order of March 1, 2022 below for more information).

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 the 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.

Questions regarding your hearing should be directed to the courtroom or to the 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.

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

Assigned Counsel and Guardian ad Litem Vaccine Mandate of September 10, 2021

Administrative Order of March 1, 2022

Administrative Order of August 5, 2021

Administrative Order of June 25, 2020

Administrative Order of June 12, 2020

If you are asking for a change of custody and you believe the child is at risk of harm, you should call (216)-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 addresses:

Attorneys Only:     

Non-Attorney Filings:

To pay filings fees, court costs, etc., without coming to the courthouse in person, you may call the Cashier’s Office at (216) 443-3414 to make a credit card payment over the phone or you may mail a check or money order, payable to “Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court,” to ATTN: Cashier’s Office, 9300 Quincy Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

Attention Attorneys 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.