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

Intake Centers

The Domestic Violence Intake Centers are located at the Moultrie Courthouse at 500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 4550, Washington, DC 20001 and the United Medical Center at 1328 Southern Avenue, SE, Suite 311, Washington, DC 20032. The Intake Centers have representatives from the Court as well as the following organizations:

 

The Center in the Moultrie Courthouse, 500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 4550

The Intake Center in the Moultrie Courthouse handles all aspects of a case including requests for Temporary Protection Orders (2-week orders). The Center provides counseling, social services, and legal assistance to clients. TPO hearings requested in the Moultrie Courthouse are held in person before a Judge.

The Greater Southeast Intake Center in the United Medical Center, 1328 Southern Avenue, SE, Medical Pavilion, Suite 311

The Greater Southeast Intake Center handles initial filings for Civil Protection Orders (CPO’s) and motions. Clients can request a TPO (2-week order) in the Greater Southeast Intake Center and hearings are conducted via teleconferencing. The Center provides counseling, social services, and legal assistance to victims. To obtain a Civil Protection Order (year-long order), parties must go to the Moultrie Courthouse.

Contact
Domestic Violence Unit

Presiding Judge: Hon. Fern Saddler

Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20001

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Hours of Operation

Mondays-Friday:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

(Hearings on Temporary Protection Order Requests, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm)

Telephone Numbers

William Agosto, Director
(202) 879-0157