Juvenile Court

CourthouseThe four Superior Court Judges appoint the Judge of the Juvenile Court which is a branch of the Superior Court for a four-year term. The Juvenile Court is responsible for hearing juvenile delinquency cases, child abuse and neglect cases, and juvenile traffic offense cases. In addition, the Judge of the Juvenile Court is the chairman of the Child Abuse Protocol, which is an organization that attempts to have all child abuse cases reported and prosecuted.