The Criminal Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia is responsible for processing all local criminal matters including felony, misdemeanor, District of Columbia code violations and criminal traffic cases. However, all criminal domestic violence cases (DVM) are handled in the Domestic Violence Unit. The Criminal Division is administratively divided into four branches: Case Management, Special Proceedings, Quality Assurance, and Courtroom Support. It also oversees the operation of several specialized courts known as problem-solving courts. The District of Columbia Courts now has eight community courts: DC Community Court, Mental Health Community Court, 1D Community Court, 2D/4D Community Court, 3D Community Court, 5D Community Court, 6D Community Court, and 7D Community Court.

Forms & Documents

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All 3 forms

Form Title Topics
Mental Health Community Court (MHCC) Case Management Plan
Procedure for Refund of Crime Victims Compensation Assessments
Traffic and D.C. Misdemeanor Case Management Plan

Contact Information & Office Locations

1 contact point

Moultrie Courthouse

500 Indiana Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20001

Phone numbers:
  • (202) 879-1373 (Criminal Information)
  • (202) 879-1840 (Criminal Finance Office)
Fax numbers:
  • (202) 638-5352
Hours of operation:
  • Mondays-Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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