Ninth District Court Services Unit

King William Branch Office

King William County is one of 11 jurisdictions that make up the Ninth District Court Service Unit of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Juvenile Justice.

The Court Services Unit has individualized sanctions and incentives that are available within the jurisdictions to hold juveniles accountable for their actions by using restrictive measures and less secure detention first before proceeding with extreme measures like out of home placement.

The Ninth District Court Services Unit serves the Counties of Charles City, Gloucester, James City, King & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent and York and the Cities of Poquoson and Williamsburg.


The Mission of the Department of Juvenile Justice is to protect and reduce juvenile delinquency through partnerships with families, schools, communities, law enforcement and other agencies, while providing the opportunity for delinquent youths to develop into respectable and productive citizens.

Contact Information

The Ninth District Court Services Unit, King William Branch Office is located at 41 Horse Landing Road, behind the King William Post Office.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ninth District Court Services Unit
King William Branch Office
P.O. Box 146
King William, VA 23086

Phone: (804) 769-4944
Fax: (804) 769-0851

District Office:
4093 Ironbound Road
Suite D
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Phone: (757) 564-2460
Fax: (757) 253-8175


Michael J. Scheitle
(757) 564-2460

Joseph Jackson
Supervisor, Probation and Parole

John C. Heath
Parole Officer
(804) 769-4944

Vanessa S. Patterson
Administrative Support Specialist II
(804) 769-4944