Judge Glenn H. Derryberry



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Allen County Juvenile Court

Phone: 419.227.5531

Allen County Juvenile  Court will be open to accept filings and to conduct only the necessary business of the Court.  The Court encourages and will accept the filing of documents by fax at 419.222.7403 and by email at juvenilefilings@allencountyohio.com

 Hearings on pending cases with statutorily mandated time restrictions or otherwise of a time sensitive nature will continue to be heard when necessary. Hearings related to new filings will be scheduled with consideration of statutorily mandated time restrictions and the Court’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.  For the protection of Court staff and the public, all persons entering the Court to conduct business will be required to complete a brief health screening questionnaire , and to having their temperature taken in a non-invasive manner.

The Honorable Glenn H. Derryberry was appointed to serve as the Allen County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge effective November 19, 2007, filling the judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David R. Kinworthy. Judge Derryberry had served as the Chief Magistrate of the Allen County Juvenile Court from 1989 until his appointment as Probate/Juvenile Court Judge. On November 4, 2008, Judge Derryberry was elected to serve a full term as the Allen County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge.

The Allen County Juvenile Court is located 1000 Wardhill Ave in Lima, Ohio. Community Control Offices are located at 529 South Elizabeth St. in Lima, Ohio. Both facilities are open to the public for business from 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday each week. The Court is closed  on those days designated by the Allen County Commissioners as public holidays.

You may contact the Court during regular business hours at (419) 227-5531 or fax (419) 222-7403

Glenn H. Derryberry, Judge
Allen County Common Pleas Court
Juvenile Division