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 Juvenile Probation Department monitors youth placed on probation or involved in the Knox County Juvenile Court Diversion program.  The objective is to provide the youth and families with services that will guide the families and youth in a positive direction.

Knox County Juvenile Court has developed four levels of probation.  These include:  Intensive Probation, Court Probation, and Adminstrative Probation.  Knox County Juvenile Court probation department also does assessments, pre-sentence investigations and home studies.

Current Programs


Juvenile Probation Staff

Jeremy Payne

Director of Probation
Drug Court Probation Officer
111 East High Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6799 ext. 6905
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Mindi Marmet

Asistant Director of Probation
Mental Health Probation Officer
111 East High Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6799 ext. 6906
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Ashley Von Freymann

Probation Officer
111 East High Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740393-6799 ext. 6902
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Kevin Holley

Probation Officer
111 East High Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6799 ext. 6904

Mailing address for the above staff is:

Knox County Juvenile Court
111 East High Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Probation Department Fax:  740-393-2042