Juvenile Court

Judge Dan Michael's Statement on Social Justice

COVID-19 Pandemic Information

Juvenile Court and the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office remain open for business from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Should you need further assistance please call Juvenile Court at 901-222-0800 or Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office at 901-222-0600.

Please follow the CDC recommendation to wear a cloth face covering when entering the Juvenile Court for any reason.  See more at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/DocumentCenter/View/36852/Juvenile-Court-Safety-Plan

Zoom Instructions for Hearing Participants

Attorney Protocols for Zoom Virtual Courtroom Hearings
Protocolos para abogados para audiencias judiciales virtuales por Zoom

Public Protocols for Zoom Virtual Courtroom Hearings
Protocolos para el público para audiencias judiciales virtuales por Zoom

Order Regarding Face Coverings

Judge Dan Michael's Amended Order 5-28-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Order and Supreme Court Order 5-27-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Order 4-27-2020

Tennessee Supreme Court Order 4-24-2020

Judge Dan Michael's Concerns and Suggestions to Increase In-Person Court Hearings 4-20-2020

Responsibilities & Organization


Juvenile justice initiatives overseen by Shelby County Juvenile Court include:

  • Assessment screening for juveniles detained for serious offenses
  • Evaluation referrals for youth affected by mental health issues and substance abuse

Juvenile Court has eight courtrooms where juvenile and child support cases are heard.
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As part of the Court's agreement with The United States Department of Justice the Court, in conjunction with the Shelby County IT Department, has created a "Data Dashboard." The dashboard is designed to provide information about the Court's progress with the agreement with the DOJ.

JUVENILE COURT DATA DASHBOARD

 
LETTER TO CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER 10-22-18

LOCAL 24 NEWS - PLANNING FOR NEW JUVENILE JUSTICE FACILITY
 https://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/shelby-county-mayor-harris-wants-13-million-to-start-planning-for-new-juvenile-justice-facility/1694535424
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 For information on DOJ Compliance click on the Department of Justice Compliance Page link on the left of this page.

Additional Resources

JC Newsletter

State of the Court Address 1-24-2020