The Mission of the Juvenile Court is:
The Lake Superior Court, Juvenile Division, emphasizes programs that will offer a positive influence on each child who is detained. These programs stress specific factors and offer the following:
While in detention, children will experience programs designed to meet and positively influence their educational, emotional and behavioral needs. Limits and controls are also an important part of the programs designed to guide the child toward socially acceptable behavior.
The Lake County Juvenile Justice Complex is conveniently located 1 ½ miles South of the intersection of US 30 and Taft, on 93rd Avenue, just North of the Lake County Government Complex.
Thomas P. Stefaniak, Jr.
Magistrate, Court Room #1
Robert G. Vann
Magistrate, Court Room #2
Aimee M. Talian
Magistrate, Court Room #3
Referee, Court Room #4
Magistrate, Court Room #6
Magistrate, Court Room #8
Magistrate, IV-D Gary
CTO & CISO
Chief Probation Officer
Beth L. Rechlicz
Deputy Chief Probation Officer
Director, Juvenile Detention Services
Administrative Assistant to the Judge
Director, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.