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Juvenile Court Services

Juvenile Court Services

Juvenile Court Services
400 W. 4th Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 326-8612
FAX: (563) 326-8261

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (open over lunch hour)
Parking: Scott County Courthouse visitor's parking
Juvenile Court Services is located on the 3rd floor of the Scott County Courthouse.

What is Juvenile Court Services?

The juvenile court is a specialized court within the district court that presides over four kinds of cases related to children:

  • Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) cases most typically involve abused, abandoned, or neglected children, and sometimes lead to termination of parental rights.
  • Delinquency cases involve acts that would be considered criminal acts if committed by an adult.
  • Commitment proceedings involve the placement of a child in a hospital or other treatment facility for mental illness or a substance abuse problem.
  • Adoption.