Juvenile Court

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The Juvenile Court Judge is appointed by the Chief Superior Court Judge.  The Juvenile Court Judge is Maureen Wood.

Mission Statement:
The Rockdale County Juvenile Court has as its mission to provide judicial decisions, safety, support, and guidance services to children and families who come into contact with the court so they can become productive members of our community.

Rockdale County’s Juvenile Court has jurisdiction over all children under 17 who are alleged to be:

  • Dependent (abused, neglected, abandoned, molested, etc.)
  • Delinquent (ages 7 to 16 depending on child’s maturity)
  • Unruly, runaway, truant, ungovernable or beyond parental control
  • Commit a moving traffic violation.

Services offered:

  • Tutoring – judge assigns tutors to work with court involved youth
  • Child In Need of Services (CHINS) addresses youth who are unruly, runaway, truant, or beyond parental control
  • Mentoring – mentors are placed with court involved youth. To volunteer to be a mentor please contact Sharon Sullivan at rockdalecountymentoring@gmail.com
  • Teen Court – teens act as a court to informally make restitution to victims
  • Truancy Intervention Project (TIP) – informal steps to assure students attend regularly
  • RESHAPE – decision making, relationship and life skills curriculum
  • Functional Family Therapy – intensive in-home therapy for court involved youth considered to be medium to high risk.
  • Community Service – judge assigns hours of Community Service work
  • Drug Court – youth with drug violations have specific requirements for this court
  • ERC Evening Reporting Center – Rockdale County’s alternative detention for court involved youth
  • Holiday Service to local food bank – Community service hours are traded for donations of canned food

Location:
Rockdale County Courthouse
922 Court Street, Room 103
Conyers, Georgia 30012

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 452
Conyers, Georgia 30012

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Telephone: 
770-278-7777
Fax
: 770-278-8935