Circuit Houston and Henry County Court Watch for Judicial Jan.17, 2023
Posted by: Staff
Date: Jan 17 2023 7:52 AM
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE BENJAMIN H LEWIS each morning has initial appearances. These are people who have not made bond. They are required to be seen by a Judge or Magistrate within 48 to 72 hours "of their arrest". Judge Lewis follows the law even when on holidays he or another Judge comes to the Houston County Jail for the initial appearances.
These persons are seen via a TV screen from the jail to the courtroom.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DISTRICT-CRIMINAL JUDGE BENJAMIN LEWIS: Has District-Civil with 10 cases for Misc DV Case X 2, General Damages X 5, Account Collection X 2, Auto Damages. He also has Small Claims with 9 cases for Account Collection X 2, Misc SM Case X 5, and Contract/EJMNT/SEIZU X 2.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CRIMINAL JUDGE HENRY D “BUTCH” BINFORD: Has Circuit-Civil with 5 cases for Workman’s Comp, Negligence-General X 3, Small Claims Appeal. In Domestic Relations with 3 Contested Divorce, Contempt/Rule NISI, Petition to Modify.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL JUDGE M JOHN STEENSLAND III: Has Circuit-Civil with 1 case for Workman’s Comp. He also has Domestic Relations with 1 case for Petition for Custody ,
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CRIMINAL JUDGE R TODD DERRICK: Has Domestic Relations with 1 case for Petition for Custody. He also has Circuit-Criminal with 44 cases for Porn Possess Material Minor, Porn-Producing W/Minor.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL JUDGE JAMES D PETERSON: Has District-Civil with 2 cases for Recover Property, Unlawful Detainer. He also has Small Claims with 4 cases for Misc SM Case X 3, Account Collection.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL JUDGE M JOHN STEENSLAND III: Has Circuit-Civil with 1 case for Bad Faith/Fraud/ MISR.