Case Types

Civil Cases

  • Contracts
  • Debt Collection (Over $50,000)
  • Real Property Rights
  • Tort (i.e. Malpractice)
  • Emancipation of Minors
  • Name changes
  • Registration of Foreign Orders
  • Transcript of Foreign Orders

Domestic Relations Cases

  • Grand-parental Visitation Rights
  • Marriage Dissolution and Separation
  • Paternity
  • Registration of Foreign Family Violence Protection Orders
  • Support and Custody
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Uniform Family Interstate Support Acts (UIFSA) Actions

Criminal Cases

Includes all felony cases.

Juvenile Cases

  • Child in Need of Supervision
  • Delinquency
  • Neglect/Abuse


  • Conservatorship
  • Guardianship
  • Probate Intestate cases
  • Probate of Estates
  • Trusteeship cases
  • Will Only


  • Adoption
  • Confidential Intermediary

Involuntary Commitment Cases

  • Emergency Detention
  • Involuntary Hospitalization


This includes appeals from Circuit Court, Municipal Court, and Administrative Agencies. As well as appeals to the Supreme Court.