Juvenile Court

The Denney Juvenile Justice Center exists to serve the youth of Snohomish County in a variety of venues.

Letter to our community (June 17, 2020) from the Snohomish County Superior Court Judges and Commissioners.

Denney Juvenile Justice Center

Juvenile Court Operations Announcements 

Juvenile Court Zoom Links [PDF]
Zoom is currently being used for some hearings. Please review the instruction sheet below.

Information on Using Zoom [PDF]

Snohomish County Superior Court restrictions at least through June 30, 2021:

Snohomish County Superior Court will require masks and social distancing at the downtown courthouse and Denney Juvenile Justice Center (DJJC) locations at least through June 30, 2021. These restrictions apply to Superior Court and Juvenile Court offices and courtrooms. The courthouse and DJJC buildings also still require a mask for entry. Any further updates from Governor Inslee, the Washington State Department of Health, the Snohomish County Executive or other related authorities may impact this timeline. Further updates will be made available on the Snohomish County Superior Court website, and please continue to check our website for the most updated information in relation to Emergency Orders and court operations.

Administrative Order:

Snohomish County Superior Court Emerg​ency Order 38-20



Modification of Court Operations


Snohomish County Superior Court Emergency Orders


Dependency Court

Juvenile Dependency Court operates to serve families with children (ages 0-18) who have pending allegations of abuse and neglect filed with the Court by Child Protective Services.

Detention Services

Our detention services professionals provide youth with a safe environment to serve secure confinement imposed for illegal activity or non-compliance with court ordered expectations.

Probation Services

The Juvenile Probation Services Department embraces a model of community supervision that focuses on assessing youth and the use of evidence-based practices or programs.

Truancy Court

Truancy / At-Risk Youth (ARY) / Child in Need of Services (CHINS) Courts are services offered by the Court to address non-criminal behavior.