Circuit Houston and Henry County Court Watch for Judicial September.12, 2023
Posted by: Staff
Date: Sep 12 2023 7:39 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 5 cases for Contract/EJMNT/SEIZU X 2, Misc DV Case, General Damages X 2. He also has Small Claims with 15 cases for Misc SM Case X 3, Account Collection X 11, and Contract/EJMNT/SEIZU.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DISTRICT-CRIMINAL JUDGE CHRISTOPHER K RICHARDSON: Has Domestic Relations with 1 case for Misc DR Case.
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DITRICT-CRIMINAL JUDGE LORI COLLIER INGRAM: Has Child Support with 14 cases for Child Support Case X 7, Petition to Modify X 2, Paternity X 2, Contempt/Rule NISI X 3. She also has Domestic Relations with 2 cases for Contempt/Rule NISI, Petition to Modify.
HONORABLE HENRY COUNTY CIVIL-CRIMINAL JUDGE JAMES D PETERSON: Had Small Claims with 3 cases for Contract/EJMNT/SEIZU, Misc SM Case X 2. He also has District-Civil with 2 cases for General Damages, Auto Damages.