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Juvenile Court

8333 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 354-1250 Office
(225) 357-7876 Fax
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Donna T. Carter
Judicial Administrator
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Mission Statement

To interpret and enforce Louisiana's Children Code and other statutes in a manner that ensures due process, fair treatment and justice to juveniles, parents, families and other persons appearing before the court.

To ensure that juveniles receive the care, guidance, protective services, supervision, and control conductive to the needs of the child and the best interest of the community.

To improve the efficiency of the Court's services in order to provide effective and timely judicial response to the needs of juveniles and their families.

To coordinate services with the Department of Juvenile Services to provide rehabilitative treatment for children, a wide range of services for families, referrals to community resources and placement of juveniles outside the home when appropriate.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to Juvenile Court?

Map to Juvenile Court

What do I do if my child won't go to school, ran away from home and/or is ungovernable?

Contact Juvenile Services at (225) 354-1251

Who do I contact if I am a victim of a crime committed by a juvenile?

Contact Kevin Clement, Special Projects / Programs Director at (225) 354-1235

Where do I mail child support payments?

Department of Social Services
Post Office Box 260222
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70826-0222

Who do I contact if I am not receiving my child support payment?

Contact the Department of Social Services at (225) 342-5760