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Juvenile Court

Family Court Building 1501 Arch St. Philadlephia, PA. 19102

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The Juvenile Branch of the Family Division of the Court of Common Pleas of the First Judicial District processes cases involving juvenile delinquency where minors have been accused of crimes; dependency cases, arising from allegations of neglect or abuse; truancy petitions and those alleging incorrigibility; and adoptions. Several means are used to provide services to youth and their families. The general information number is 215-686-4000.


Administrative Judge of Family Court: Honorable Margaret T. Murphy, 215-686-7970

Supervising Judge of Family Court: Honorable Walter J. Olszewski
Juvenile Court Deputy Court Administrators: Mario D'Adamo, Esq., 215-686-4100
Chief of Court Operations: Kathy Grasela, 215-686-4050
Chief Juvenile Probation Officer: Faustino Castro-Jimenez 215-686-4103

Please select an office or department from the list below to view detailed information.

New Case Initiation
Juvenile Probation
Dependent Court Services
Children and Youth Services
Support Services


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