Paper mail destined for an inmate at the Madison County Detention Center needs to be mailed to the address below. Paper mail delivered to the Madison County Detention Center that is addressed to an inmate will not be accepted.
Inmate Name and Inmate Jacket Number
2901 Richmond Road
Lexington, KY 40509
Where Do I Go for Court?
There are two types of courts that handle cases in Madison County.
District Court is the court of limited jurisdiction and handles juvenile matters, city and county ordinances, misdemeanors, violations, traffic offenses, probate of wills, arraignments, felony probable cause hearings, small claims involving $2,500 or less, civil cases involving $5,000 or less, voluntary and involuntary mental commitments and cases relating to domestic violence and abuse.
If you are ordered to District Court:
Madison Disctrict Court
351 W. Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475.
Circuit Court is the court of general jurisdiction that hears civil matters involving more than $5,000, capital offenses and felonies, land dispute title cases and contested probate cases.
If you are ordred to Circuit Court:
Madison Circuit Court
101 W Main St. (Second Floor)
Richmond, KY 40475
Family Court as a division of Circuit Court with general jurisdiction, the family court division of Circuit Court further retains primary jurisdiction in cases involving dissolution of marriage; child custody; visitation; maintenance and support; equitable distribution of property in dissolution cases; adoption; and, termination of parental rights. In addition to general jurisdiction of Circuit Court, the family court division of Circuit Court, concurrent with the District Court, has jurisdiction over proceedings involving domestic violence and abuse; the Uniform Act on Paternity and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; dependency, neglect, and abuse; and, juvenile status offenses.
If you are ordred to Family Court:
Madison Family Court
119 N 1st St.
Richmond, KY 40475
The Madison County Detention Center confines inmates for short periods while awaiting trial or processing. You can use the inmate search feature to find an inmate here.
All visits will be electronic through the GTL Phone and Tablet System. Inmates will receive 30 minutes a week for free, after that the cost is twenty (20) cents per minute. Family and friends can visit using their smart phones, computers, or come to a computer device in the front office of the detention center.
You can create an account by visiting https://www.gettingout.com/visit-now, using the kiosks in front office/door 068 or call (866)-516-0115 and they will set up the account for you.