Judge

Jennifer L. Springer
740-393-6798
probatejuvenile@co.knox.oh.us

Magistrate

Jay W. Nixon
740-393-6798
jaynixon@co.knox.oh.us

Court Administrator

Diane Randall
740-393-6798
dianerandall@co.knox.oh.us

Director of Probation

Jeremy Payne
740-393-6799 ext. 6905

Bailiff

Gil Borchers
740-393-6798

Office Location

Knox County Courthouse
111 East High Street, First Floor
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6798 or 740-393-6767
Fax:  740-393-6832

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm

Probation Office Location

114 East Chestnut Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6799
Fax:  740-393-2042

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm

Juvenile Traffic Court

Monday 9:00am

Closed weekends and holidays

The mission of the Knox County Probate and Juvenile Court is to provide efficient, quality judicial services to the people of Knox County.  Through the process of seeking the truth, the Court's goal is to firmly and fairly adjudicate and dispose of all matters brought before it.  After disposition, every effort is made to enforce the Court's orders to ensure public safety.  In addition, the court strives to use all available resources to achieve the rehabilitation of our youth in order to make them more productive citizens of our community.  Ultimately, the primary goal and mission of the Probate and Juvenile Court of Knox County is the attainment of Justice.