Attorney’s Office

Juvenile Division

The Juvenile Bureau of the Polk County Attorney’s Office consists of a Bureau Chief, ten Assistant Polk County Attorneys, seven support personnel along with a group of Special Investigators. The Juvenile Bureau is responsible for the prosecution of juvenile delinquent cases as well as Child in Need of Assistance proceedings.

General Juvenile Court Definitions

Child in Need of Assistance

Delinquency Proceedings

Drug Endangered Children

Child Welfare Mediation

Contact Us

Polk County Attorney's Office
Polk County Justice Center
222 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 286-3737
Fax: (515) 286-3428
Email: ctyatty@polkcountyiowa.gov