Fulton County Juvenile Court Hosts 18th Annual National Adoption Day Ceremony

  • Posted on: 26 November 2019
  • By: Juvenile Court ...

Fulton County Juvenile Court hosted its 18th National Adoption Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in honor of adoptive families. The ceremony featured speakers from the juvenile justice system, FGTV Director Shaunya Chavis Rucker as the mistress of Ceremony, and guest speaker Judge Shondeana C. Morris of the Superior Court of DeKalb County. After the speakers program, Juvenile Court judges will finalized the adoptions for 18 local children and their new families.

Representatives from the Georgia Administrative Office of the Court were present and kindly recorded the opening portion of the program. Click here to visit the AOC website and their accompanying video.

Chief Judge Scales, Judge Boyd & Court Partners Recognized with Awards

  • Posted on: 11 June 2019
  • By: Juvenile Court ...

Fulton County Juvenile Court (FCJC) is pleased to announce that two of its judges and court partners have been recognized with awards for their work with court-involved children. These distinguished awards are a reflection of the excellence with which these individuals undertake their duties and their commitment to serving the best interests of vulnerable youth and families.

Fulton County Juvenile Court’s Chief Presiding Judge, Juliette W. Scales, received the Judge Romae Turner Powell Judicial Service Award from the Atlanta Bar Association’s Judicial Section during a ceremony on May 30. This prestigious award recognizes a judge who has made a significant contribution to the judiciary and is named in honor of the late Honorable Judge Romae Turner Powell.

[Click here for the full announcement and photos]

Summer Training for New Citizen Review Panel Volunteers

  • Posted on: 16 May 2019
  • By: Juvenile Court ...

Fulton County Juvenile Court is hosting training session for new volunteers for its Citizen Review Panel.

The CRP works with volunteers to conduct legally mandated reviews of the status and welfare of children placed by Juvenile Court in the legal custody of Fulton DFCS, with the goal of ensuring reasonable efforts are being made to reunify the family or otherwise provide permanency for the child. Individuals from all professional backgrounds who possess a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and families are strongly encouraged to attend, including Fulton County employees and members of the public. It is an excellent opportunity to serve the community and make a positive difference in the life of a child.

The training sessions will take place on June 25 and June 26, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day in room 1132 at the Romae T. Powell Juvenile Justice Center located at 395 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta 30312. Both sessions are required. Completion of the training qualifies volunteers for panel service. To register, please contact Ms. Nicole Jenkins (p: 404.613.4667, e: nicole.jenkins@fultoncountyga.gov). Click here to download a Citizen Review Panel Volunteer Application. The deadline for applications is June17. Thank you.

Click here to download a training flyer.

Take Juvenile Court's Customer Experience Survey

  • Posted on: 19 November 2018
  • By: Juvenile Court ...

We want to make sure that we are serving you to the best of our ability at Juvenile Court, and we need your help. Please take a moment to complete the following survey to let us know how we are doing. All responses are anonymous. Your input is very important to us and will aid us in improving our customer service experience. Thank you.

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Welcome to Juvenile Court

  • Posted on: 1 November 2018
  • By: Juvenile Court ...

The judges and staff of Fulton County Juvenile Court welcome you to its revised and expanded website. 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 and amongst the largest in the Southeastern United States.

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.

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, cameras and cell phones with cameras 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.