Meigs County Probate and Juvenile Court
Our website contains information from both the probate division and juvenile division. Please feel free to provide us with your comments on our website so that we may continue to be responsive to the needs of our community. Please keep in mind that the information contained in the website is provided to the public as general information and is not to serve as legal advice of any kind. The court staff cannot provide legal advice. If you have any questions about your legal rights, you should speak to an attorney.
Judge L. Scott Powell presides over both the Probate and Juvenile Divisions of the Meigs County Court of Common Pleas. They are separate and distinct responsibilities. In larger populated counties, there exists several judges in both divisions. Judge Powell also serves as Clerk of Courts for both divisions and maintains court records as far back as 1820s. The Judge is further responsible for various appointments within the County. Further, the Juvenile Court operates and maintains a probation department providing numerous services described in more detail herein.