The Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court (JCSU) has jurisdiction in a variety of cases.
On the juvenile side of the court, the court adjudicates juveniles accused of violations of the law. The court also has jurisdiction over offenses committed by adults against juveniles and has jurisdiction in offenses committed by one household member against the other.
On the domestic relations side, the court determines custody, support, and visitation controversies, and is also responsible for hearing other domestic violence cases and issuing protective orders.
The JCSU has two offices. The Central Office is located in Leesburg in the courthouse at 18 East Market Street. The Eastern Branch Office is located in Ashburn at 45201 Research Place. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 5:00 pm with 24-hour emergency on-call availability.
Progress is marked, along with the efforts of other community agencies, by the provision of a continuum of services from prevention to incarceration. Juvenile justice strategies are increasingly multiagency efforts.
This continuum of services to respond to those youth who are at risk of offending as well as those who are offending is essential if Loudoun is to remain a healthy and safe place for youth and families. The continuum requires creative available programming to respond to both new and old developments in juvenile justice (e.g., gang behaviors). Currently, the JCSU leads or participates in strategic activities to respond to the increasing demands and the consistent building of that continuum is a hallmark for a youth and family-friendly community.