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Wednesday, August 02, 2023


The Juvenile Division of the Butler County Prosecutor's Office represents the State of Ohio in all proceedings where a child is alleged to be delinquent, unruly or a juvenile traffic offender within all areas of Butler County, Ohio. This division of the Prosecutor's Office also represents the State of Ohio in Adult misdemeanor cases where there is a child victim, such as child endangering, domestic violence, and contributing to the delinquency/unruliness of a minor. As representatives of the State, the division strives to achieve the goal of juvenile rehabilitation by balancing the best interests of victims, the community as a whole and the juvenile personally.

The Juvenile Division also represents the Butler County Children Services in civil cases where children are alleged to be abused, neglected or dependent. Our goal in handling these cases is, first and foremost, to strive to protect the welfare of our county's children while also assisting the Children Services as they provide the services and assistance necessary to keep Butler County's families together.

The Juvenile Division of the Prosecutor's Office also employs victim advocates whose main responsibility is to help victims prevail over the trauma of their victimization by assisting and advocating for safety, healing, justice, and restitution. For more on the importance of or to contact an advocate, please click here.

Juvenile Division Assistant Prosecutors

Jim Monk (Chief)
(513) 887-3367

Shannon Haferkamp
(513) 785-6548

Grace Hogan
(513) 785-6395

Lisa Lee
(513) 785-5202

Danielle Nitti
(513) 785-5203

Ed Peduzzi
(513) 887-3365

Kelly Schlessman
(513) 887-3844

 Colleen Taylor
(513) 785-5212

Juvenile Division Victim Advocates

Kelli Provart
(513) 887-5588

Stephanie Furginson
(513) 785-6548