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Juvenile Court

Judge William Schneider


The Juvenile Court Judge is appointed by the Chief Superior Court Judge.  The Juvenile Court Judge is William Schneider.

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:
  • Deprived (abused, neglected, abandoned, molested, etc.);
  • Delinquent (ages 7 to 16 depending on child's maturity);
  • Unruly, runaway, truant, ungovernable or beyond parental control; or
  • Commit a moving traffic violation.
 Services offered:
  • Tutoring – judge assigns tutors to work with students
  • Mentoring – mentors are placed with students
  • Teen Court – teens act as a court to informally make restitution to victims
  • Truancy Intervention Project (TIP) – informal steps to assure students attend regularly
  • Girl Scouts – Judge requires weekly participation
  • Community Service – judge assigns hours of Community Service work
  • Drug Court – students with drug violations have specific requirements for this court
  • ERC Evening Reporting Center – Rockdale County’s alternative detention for students
  • Holiday Service to local food bank – Community service hours are traded for donations of canned food

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


: 770-278-8935