The Juvenile Department maintains the official records pertaining to all juvenile court pleadings and petitions in accordance with statutory requirements, giving special consideration to the confidential nature of these records.
The Juvenile Department works closely with Children and Family Services, the Judiciary, State Attorneys, Public Defender, Department of Juvenile Justice, law enforcement and other agencies in carrying out its mission. The Juvenile Department dockets all cases, attends court hearings, and maintains all of the required court records.
Information can not be given out over the telephone. You must appear in person with proper identification to receive information. The following people are authorized to receive information concerning a case.
Parent of child: as long as parental rights are still intact.
Attorney for parent and/or child: after Notice of Appearance is filed with the Clerk.
Law enforcement officer: only as to the offenses they are charged/arrested on.
Counselor with Department of Juvenile Justice or Children and Family Services.