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36th Judicial Circuit Court

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Juvenile Court

 

The Juvenile Division of the Family Court handles various types of cases, including:

* Juvenile delinquency - offenses committed by youth under 17 years of age.

* Status offenses: An offense that is not illegal for an adult (i.e., incorrigibility, runaway, truancy.)

* Neglect/Abuse: cases involving the neglect and/or abuse of children under 18 years of age.

* Adoptions

* Juvenile Guardianships

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Payment Methods:

  • Exact Cash, Money Order, Check (made out to Juvenile Court) and credit/debit cards.
  • Pay credit/debit on-line at http://www.govpaynow.com/  (need case # and pay location code of 5250).
  • Pay credit/debit by phone at 1-888-604-7888 (need case # and pay location code of 5250).
  • Mail to:

36th Circuit Court Juvenile Division

Attn: Finance Department

212 Paw Paw Street, Suite 240

Paw Paw, MI 49079

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36th Circuit Court Family Division Juvenile Court
212 Paw Paw Street, Ste 240
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269)657-8237
Fax (269)657-8275
 
General Email: juvenilem@vbco.org
 
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

 

Judge Jeffrey Dufon

Family Division Administrator Lynn Bullard

Deputy Administrator  Veronica Stillson

Referee Jenny Stone

Referee Lynda Pioch

Chief Probation Officer David Pelon