Welcome to the Perry County Juvenile Court

Judge Luann Cooperrider

As the Juvenile Judge, Judge Cooperrider hears cases involving youth under the age of 18 years old. Such cases include unruly, delinquent, abused, dependent and neglected children, as well as cases that involve traffic offenses. Jurisdiction also includes adult paternity cases, nonsupport, visitation and custody of children whose parents are unmarried as well as child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The OHIO REVISED CODE authorizes the Judge to appoint Deputy Clerks to assist in performing the daily business of the Court. They have a wide range of duties and are prohibited by law from giving legal advice or assistance in preparing forms that come before the Court.

Photo of Judge
Judge Luann Cooperrider

Court Information

Court Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:00pm


Court Location

106 South Main Street

P.O. Box 167

New Lexington, Ohio 43764

Court Contact

Phone: 740.342.1118

Fax: 740.342.5524

ALPHA Alternative School

Phone: 740.342.4447

Fax: 740.342.5534

Court Location

Court Staff

Luann Cooperrider Judge
Thomas Walser Magistrate
Lea Ann Wells Court Administrator
Sherri Burgess
(Juvenile Court)
Deputy Clerk
Jaime Humphrey
(CASA Executive Director)
Deputy Clerk
Melissa Mohler
Deputy Clerk
Gary Martin Probation Officer
Mendy Boley Probation Officer
Brad Givens Probation Officer
Susan Bowman Alpha School