Phone Number

Phone:  419-352-3554 
Fax:  419-352-6084

Address

1032  South Dunbridge Road
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Court Hours

Monday – Friday
  8:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Traffic Court
 2 Wednesday Evenings per month

What We Do


The Wood County Juvenile Court handles the filing and processing of the following types of matters: juvenile delinquency and unruly; juvenile traffic; abuse, neglect and dependency; paternity, custody and child support; and some adult criminal cases. The Court administers a variety of programs related to these cases, and manages a 48 bed detention center. The Court’s departments are Probation; Detention; Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GAL); Clerical; and Fiscal.

 

What's New


Wood County Juvenile Court will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day.

New uniform forms approved by the Ohio Supreme Court for use in certain custody and contempt related situations are available under the Support/Custody form section of our website.  These forms became effective July 1, 2013

 Parents may request drug screens for their children through the Juvenile Court.  The reduced costs for these screens are $2 for a drug screen for a single drug or $15 for a screen for multiple drugs.  Please contact the Juvenile Court's Probation Department for details.

 CASA/GAL Volunteer applications are being accepted for future training opportunities  Contact CASA/GAL program office at 419-352-3554 for an application packet.

A new page has been added to this site to assist individuals who are in need of legal advice and/or information.  The page can be reached by clicking on the "Legal Resources" button on the left side of the home page

An online version of the Wood County Prevention Coalition Resource Guide in now available.  This guide provides a comprehensive listing of resources for families throughout the county.  The online guide can be accessed by clicking on the Links button.

Recent changes in Ohio law allow a Juvenile Court to issue protection orders in certain situations.  Information is available within the Clerical section of this website.

See the Traffic link for 2014 Night Court Schedule.

 

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Juvenile Court now accepts VISA credit card as a payment option as well as Mastercard, Discover and American Express.


Legal Disclaimer


These pages and their respective content are updated and maintained as needed.  The accuracy of the information posted herein can not be guaranteed.  To request the most recent information, please contact the Wood County Juvenile Court at 419-352-3554.   The Wood County Juvenile Court personnel are prohibited by law from providing legal advice or assist in filling out forms.