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Juvenile Court Services
The Pinal County Department of Juvenile Court Services provides youth, victims, and families with the resources and tools for achieving success through a seamless solution-based continuum of care. We provide public safety under the jurisdiction of the Superior Court and redirect juveniles to become more accountable for their actions.
The mission of Juvenile Court Services is to Create positive growth opportunities by implementing programs that empower youth and strengthen families while improving community safety through the use of evidence-based practices.
Driving positive change in youth and families to build a stronger community
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
In Arizona, there are 15 county CASA programs administered by the CASA of Arizona office which is a program of the Dependent Children's Services Division of the Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts.
A "dependent child" is a child who is in need of proper and effective parental care and control and has no parent or guardian who is willing or capable of exercising that care and control.
Diversion is a voluntary process in which juveniles with specific referral types may be diverted from formal Court action.
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Schedule a court interpreter.
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)
In 1992, as a step towards meeting its vision, the Annie E. Casey Foundation established the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).
Learn about Juvenile Probation through a series of commonly asked questions.
Kids at Hope
Pinal County Juvenile Court believes in the Kids at Hope philosophy that all children are capable of success - no exceptions!
The Juvenile Court Service operates a newsletter called The Justice Journal. Please view past issues in the Archive Center.
Find a Juvenile Court Services office near you.
Learn how to pay for various Juvenile Court Services online.
The Teen Court program is a Diversion program designed to provide juvenile offenders with an alternative to the formal juvenile justice system when possible.
Learn about Victim Services and the Victim Impact Panel.
Pinal County Juvenile Court invites you to become an active court volunteer. We have a variety of opportunities for volunteers throughout the county.
Youth Justice Center
The Pinal County Youth Justice Center (PCYJC) is intended to be a short-term, constructive living environment used to stabilize the offender by restoring victim sensitivity and instilling community accountability.