Circuit Houston and Henry County Court Watch for Judicial November.9, 2023
Posted by: Staff
Date: Nov 09 2023 7:59 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 COURT JUDGE BENJAMIN LEWIS: Has District-Criminal with 6 cases for Arson 1st, Theft of Property 3th, Possess Marihuana 1st, Use/Possess Drug Par, Possess/Receipt Cont X 2. He also has Domestic Relations with 9 cases for Protection from Abuse. In District-Civil he has 3 cases for Unlawful Detainer.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL-COURT JUDGE HENRY D “BUTCH “BINFORD: Has Circuit-Civil with 2 cases for Workman’s Comp, Medical Malpractice.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY DISTRICT -CRIMINAL COURT JUDGE JAMES D PETERSON: Has Traffic with 13 cases range from Run Red Light, Improper Lane Usage, Switched Tag, DUI, and Expired Tag. In Domestic Relations he has 1 case for Protection from Abuse. He also has District-Criminal with 16 cases range from False Reporting to Police, Possess Marijuana 2nd, Resisting Arrest, and Theft of Property 4th.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY CIRCUIT-CIVIL COURT JUDGE R TODD DERRICK: Has Domestic Relations with 1 case for Petition for Custody. In Circuit-Civil he has 5 cases for Other CV Case X 4, Negligence-General.