Seals of the Court of Appeals and Superior Court
District of Columbia Courts

Intake Centers

DVIC - The main intake center is located at the courthouse at 500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 4550, Washington, DC 20001.

DVICSE - The satellite intake center is located in the Anacostia Professional building located at 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, Room 400, Washington, DC 20020.  
In addition to Domestic Violence Division staff, both intake centers have representatives from the following organizations who provide crisis intervention and social services, legal services, referrals to counseling services, assistance with filing a police report, assistance with filing to child support, assistance with housing, as well as other services:
•    DC Courts’ Crime Victims Compensation Program
•    Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (including a child support enforcement officer)
•    DC Metropolitan Police Department
•    DC SAFE
•    US Attorney's Office
•    Legal Aid DC
•    Bread for the City
DC Volunteers Lawyers Project
•    Area law school domestic violence clinics

Domestic Violence Division

Presiding Judge: Hon. Elizabeth Carroll Wingo
Deputy Presiding Judge: Hon. Sean Staples

Domestic Violence Division Clerk's Offices

Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 879-0157

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Anacostia Professional Building
2041 Martin Luther King, Jr., SE, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 879-1500

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Hours of Operation

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

(In order to have a same day emergency civil hearing, filings must be received by Clerk’s Office by 3:00pm)

Telephone Numbers

Rita Blandino, Director
(202) 879-0157