Juvenile Court serves the residents of Fulton County by hearing all cases involving allegations of dependency of children under the age of 18, children in need of services (CHINS) under the age of 18, and delinquency and traffic violations concerning children under the age of 17. The court is organized by Title 15, Chapter 11 of the Official Code of Georgia. Fulton County Juvenile Court is the largest juvenile court in Georgia.
Fulton County Juvenile Court is located in the Judge Romae T. Powell Juvenile Justice Center at 395 Pryor St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30312. The court is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All persons entering the Romae T. Powell Juvenile Justice Center are encouraged to wear a Face Mask, or facial covering, over their nose and mouth at all times, and will be subject to temperature screening using a no-touch thermometer.
Parking is available in the lot located in front of the Juvenile Justice Center. The lot is accessible from Pryor Street Southwest, Fulton Street Southwest and Formwalt Street Southwest. The Juvenile Justice Center can also be reached by public transportation via MARTA Bus Route 49.
The Judge Romae T. Powell Juvenile Justice Center is a secure facility. All persons entering the building will be required to pass through a metal detector and have hand-carried objects scanned. WEAPONS OF ANY KIND, CONTRABAND, ILLEGAL NARCOTICS, CAMERAS AND LIGHTERS ARE PROHIBITED AND ARE NOT PERMITTED INTO THE BUILDING.
This website is designed to provide information to the general public about the purpose, programs and basic structure of the Juvenile Court. This website cannot provide specific case information due to the confidential nature of juvenile proceedings.
Juvenile Court's reception desk can be reached by phone at 404.612.4402. For a list offices and contacts, please visit the contacts page.