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

Juvenile and Neglect Branch

The Juvenile and Neglect Branch processes cases involving juvenile delinquency, child abuse and neglect, persons in need of supervision (PINS), and other status offender related cases such as truancy and runaway cases. In addition, the branch processes family special proceedings guardianship and applications pursuant to the Interstate Compact Act relating to juveniles. Legal case records and social files are stored in the branch.

Family Court

Presiding Judge: Hon. Darlene M. Soltys
Deputy Presiding Judge: Hon. Kelly Higashi
Director: Avrom D. Sickel, Esq.
Deputy Director: Toni F. Gore

Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Hours of Operation

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Saturdays & Holidays:
Open for juvenile arraignments

Telephone Numbers
(202) 879-1212