JUrisdiction of Junenile Court:
According to Arizona Revised Statute 8-201, 6 “Child”, “youth” or “juvenile” means an individual who is under the age of eighteen years. Some minors can be tried in adult court depending on the age and the
Under some circumstances a juvenile can be tried in adult court.
- Delinquency and incorrigibility matters
- Petitions to adopt
- Applications for certification to adopt
- Petitions for termination of parental rights
- Dependency matters,Guardianship of a Minor (NOT Conservatorship and not testamentary appointment of a guardian by will.)Emancipation of a Minor (must be at least 16 years of age
- Injunction against Harassment if the subject is UNDER 12 years of age
- Relinquishment of parental rights including American Indian children
- Juvenile Court does not handle change of name or conservatorship of a minor. For further information on these two topics please call Probate Court Administration at (602) 506-3668.
There are two locations in Maricopa County:
Juvenile Court Center Durango Facility
3131 W. Durango
1810 S. Lewis St.
in Mesa. for Durango
For more information about Juvenile Court go to http://www.clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/juvenile.asp#Juvenile%20/