Circuit Houston and Henry County Court Watch for Judicial March.8, 2023
Posted by: Staff
Date: Mar 08 2023 7:36 AM
DOTHAN: These court cases are scheduled in the 20th Judicial Circuit in Houston and Henry County Alabama:
Note: Juvenile don’t have Public Record Judge Lori Collier Ingram and Judge Henry “D” Butch Binford Handle all Juvenile Cases.
Note: Domestic Violence is not always Abuse Cases. They have cases like Petition for Custody, Petition to Modify.
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-Criminal with 7 cases for Fish W/O Rec Lic X 2, Possess Marijuana 2nd, NWN/Road Mini (Bad Check), Assault 1st X 2. In Traffic he has 106 cases range from Speeding, Drive W/Suspended, Expired Tag, No Driver’s License.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CRIMINAL JUDGE M JOHN STEENSLAND III: Has Circuit-Criminal with 69 cases range from Possess Marihuana 1st, Robbery 2nd, Possess/Receive Cont, Theft of Services 3rd, Burglary 2nd. he also has District-Criminal with 2 cases for Escape 3rd, Possess/Receipt Cont.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY DISTRICT-CRIMINAL JUDGE JAMES PETERSON: Has Child Support with 14 cases range from Paternity, Child Support Case, INTR Act Under Uifsa, Contempt/Rule NISI.