Circuit Houston and Henry County Court Watch for Judicial November.16, 2023
Posted by: Staff
Date: Nov 16 2023 7:23 AM
DOTHAN: These court cases are scheduled in the 20th Judicial Circuit in Houston and Henry County Alabama:
Note: Juvenile doesn’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 H LEWIS: Has District-Criminal with 17 cases for Possess Marijuana 2nd, Rec Stolen Prop 2nd, Domestic Violence 2nd, and Arson 1st. he also has Domestic Relations with 9 cases for Protection From Abuse. In District-Civil he has 5 cases for Unlawful Detainer. He also has Small Claims with 1 case for Misc SM Case.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL JUDGE M JOHN STEENSLAND III: Has Circuit-Civil with 2 cases for Contract/EJMNT/SEIZU. In Domestic Relations he has 5 cases for Contested Divorce X 2, Petition for Custody, Misc DV Case, and Petition to Modify.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DITRICT-CRIMINAL JUDGE R TODD DERRICK: Has Circuit Criminal with 6 cases for DV Strangulation, Burglary 3rd, Robbery 1st, Discharge Gun Occ BLDG/Vehicle Assault 1st, Possess/Receipt Cont. He also has District-Criminal with 1 case for Possess/Receipt Cont.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CRIMINAL JUDGE CHRISTOPHER K RICHARDSON: Has Circuit-Criminal with 2 cases for Trafficking-Fentanyl, Theft of Property 2nd.
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