Adoption (AD)

Sample Cases:
Adoption-Unborn Child

Chancery (CH)

Complaints for equitable relief in matters such as foreclosures, trusts, and title to real property.

Dissolution (Divorce) (D)

We work with petitions for dissolution, invalidity of marriage, joint simplified dissolution of marriage, custody, visitation, legal separation, and all civil order of protection and post decree issues.

Eminent Domain (ED)

Eminent domain is defined as the right of the government to take property from a private owner for public use by virtue of superior dominion of its sovereignty over all lands within its jurisdiction. The 5th amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires the government to compensate the owner of the property taken by eminent domain.

Family (F)

The family division handles cases dealing with determining paternity of children, establishing child support for children of unmarried parents, and determining custody of children.

Law Magistrate (LM)

These are cases filed like a Small Claims case, except they are filed for over $10,000.00 but less than $50,000.00.

Law (L)

A law case is defined as a lawsuit that is brought into court for the purpose of seeking relief from ot remedy for an alleged wrong when the damages exceed $50,000.

Mental Health (MH)

A mental health case determines whether or not a defendant has a mental illness for the purpose of convicting he/she for a crime.

Miscellaneous Remedies (MR)

These include cases sush as Administrative Reviews, Consumer Fraud, Declatory Judgment, Election Contest, Extradition, Heabeas Corpus, Search Warrants.

Municipal Corporation (MC)

Order of Protection (OP)

An order of protection is issued for the protection of a person or party against another individual.

Probate (P)

Cases involving estates of decedents and guardianship matters. For example, Guardianship, Wills, Disabled Adult.

Small Claim (SC)

A small claim is a claim for the recovery of money or porperty whose value is $10,000 or below.

Tax (TX)

Cases regarding annual tax sale and a variety of other actions relating to the collection of taxes. For example, Tax Objections, Tax Decision Review, Deeds, Injunction, Personal Property, Sale.