Juvenile Court



  • Authorize the detention and release of juveniles when arrested for delinquent offenses.
  • Advise law enforcement agencies of procedures when arresting and/or charging juvenile offenders.
  • Review juvenile delinquency or Family in Need of Services (FINS) cases and submit them to the prosecuting attorney for formal charges.
  • Set court dates for juveniles and families after formal charges have been filed.
  • Transport juvenile inmates to and from court appearances.
  • Maintain a weekly Juvenile Court docket and prepare court documentation during court.
  • Assist families in emergency acute mental health placements for suicidal/homicidal children.
  • Make recommendations to the court for possible disposition of court cases.
  • Supervise cases diverted from court.
  • Supervise court ordered probation and Family in Need of Service Supervision.
  • Collect juvenile service fees, fines, restitution, court cost, and public defender fees for the Juvenile Court.

 Jay Hudson
Probation Officer

 Florence Elam
FINS Officer

Lewis Davis
District Supervisor

 Amy Powell
Probation Officer

 Brenda Poynor
Office Assistant

 Taty Rossman
Drug Court Coordinator


Aaron Moore
Intensive Probation Officer


 Kelly Felder
Assessment Specialist

Environmental Services (Trash Pick-Up) Schedule

Trash Pick-Up is cancelled for Saturday, March 25, 2017 due to weather.

****Please arrive for community service by 7:15am. We will leave the courthouse at 7:30am****

****Please dress appropriately for the weather****

JUV OFFICE PHONE 870-933-4545