Clinton County Juvenile Court Services

Welcome to our web site!

Photo of Judge Carey Chad L. Carey, Judge

Judge Chad L. Carey and staff of Clinton County Juvenile Court Services welcome you to its website. Juvenile Court serves the residents of Clinton County by hearing all cases involving children under 18 years of age for allegations of abuse, neglect, and dependency who are in need of services, also delinquency/unruly and traffic violations concerning children under the age of 18, and custody and child support matters where the parties were never married or currently married, and living separately and who have not filed formal paperwork for a divorce.

This website is designed to provide information to the general public about the purpose, programs and basic structure of the Juvenile Court Services. This website cannot provide specific case information due to the confidential nature of juvenile proceedings.

It is not the intention of the Clinton County Juvenile Court to offer legal advice through these pages or through answering questions. While knowledgeable about the operational procedures of the Court, the Clerks are not attorneys and cannot recommend specific legal options and by their answering questions should not be construed as such. When in doubt about your legal status, you should seek the advice of an attorney knowledgeable in the area of law about which you are inquiring.


Phone: (937) 382-1544
Fax: (937) 383-1245
Mediation: (937) 383-3286

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on State Holidays and the Friday after Thanksgiving

CRISIS HOTLINE: 877-695-NEED (6333)

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