Case Types Filed in Circuit Court
Includes, but not limited to, torts, contract cases, extraordinary writs, condemnation cases, removals from magistrate court, and foreign judgments.
Includes, but is not limited to, divorces, paternity suits, annulments, separate maintenance action, urea cases, and original petitions for the establishment of child or spousal support.
Civil Appeal from Magistrate Court
Includes appeals in family violence cases.
Includes miscellaneous civil proceedings which do not involve a money judgment, generally require only one hearing, and usually are presented by petition rather than complaint. Also includes petitions ancillary to criminal proceedings in Magistrate Court.
Appointment of Guardian for Minors Under 18 Years of Age
Reason: The child receives monetary awards, i.e.
- Settlements from court cases
- Beneficiary in an estate settlement
- Beneficiary in a life insurance settlement
- May be necessary in some instances if the child lives with grandparents
- May be necessary if the child lives with someone other than a parent
Felony charge bound over to Circuit Court from Magistrate Court
Criminal appeal from Magistrate Court