Employment

The Orleans Parish Juvenile Court seeks highly motivated and qualified individuals dedicated to serving the youth and families of New Orleans. The Court provides competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to support its team members. A wide range of job opportunities are available.

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Forms

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Court Process

Understanding the juvenile court process can be challenging for families. To help provide clarity, we've compiled answers to some of the most common questions

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History

In its 1908 session, the Louisiana Legislature, in Act No. 83, created a Court to deal with the "children" of Louisiana. This basic concept was further developed through various statutes and amendments to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana.

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Case Types

The Orleans Parish Juvenile Court handles two types of cases, child protection cases in the Dependency Division and criminal matters in the Delinquency Division

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Traffic Court

Under the leadership of Chief Judge Ranord J. Darensburg (Section F), the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court holds exclusive jurisdiction over all cases involving juveniles who have been issued traffic violations within the city of New Orleans.

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