Juvenile Division

The 13th Circuit Court - Family Division has jurisdiction over delinquent youth who have been charged with a violation of the law.  The Court processes begins when the Prosecuting Attorney's Office files a Petition.  If the juvenile is found responsible for a violation of the law, he or she is placed on probation for rehabilitation services. 


Robert P. Griffin Hall of Justice
280 Washington St., Suite 202
Traverse City, MI 49684

For general information prior to being placed on probation:

Jody Barton 

Juvenile Administration Office Specialist
ph: 231-922-4653
email: jbarton@gtcountymi.gov

For general information after being placed on probation:

Kelly Sarns
Juvenile Probation Office Specialist
ph: 231-922-4650
email: ksarns@gtcountymi.gov