CRIMINAL CASE INITIATION
Criminal Case Initiation Information
formerly County Criminal Court Records
All misdemeanor, traffic and municipal and county ordinance cases are filed in this office along with the miscellaneous non-criminal infractions involving boating, smoking, hunting and fishing.
CRIMINAL CASE DISPOSITION
Criminal Case Disposition Information
formerly Circuit Criminal Court Records
Felony and Juvenile cases are filed, processed and maintained in Circuit Criminal. Both juvenile delinquency and juvenile dependency cases along with the more serious criminal cases comprise Circuit Criminal.
CRIMINAL COURT CUSTOMER SERVICES
For more information about Criminal Court Customer Services
The main functions of the Criminal Court Customer Services Department are:
- to assist the public, the State Attorney's Office, the Public Defender's Office,
Salvation Army and Department of Corrections probation officers, and private attorney's in Misdemeanor, Traffic,
Felony, Juvenile and Domestic Violence cases; and
- to assist in arranging payment plans and Public Defender appointments
for those who are eligible for these services.
(Public Defenders, Payment Plans),
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICESDomestic, Dating and Repeat Violence Information
Any person who is either the victim of domestic violence,
or has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim
of any act of domestic violence, has standing in the circuit court to file a sworn petition
for an injunction for protection against domestic violence. You must appear in person at one
of the Clerk's Office locations listed here
to file for an Injunction for Protection.
The staff in the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office will assist you in completing the
necessary paperwork to petition the court for an Injunction for Protection.
JURY MANAGEMENT SERVICES
All prospective jurors for service in one of three
court facilities are summoned for jury service from this location.
Jury Service Information