COURTWATCH For 20th Judicial Circuit Houston and Henry CountyMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 06 2019 12:14 PM
DOTHAN: These court cases are scheduled in the 20th Judicial Circuit in Houston and Henry County Alabama:
HONORABLE HOUSTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE BENJAMIN 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 COURT JUDGE BENJAMIN LEWIS enters into a District Criminal Docket with 6 cases on the docket. These cases are status call cases where persons have been arrested and the court is checking the status of their cases. The offenses range from Financial Exploitation of the Elderly, Possession of Forged Instrument, Burglary and cases of this nature.
HONORABLE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE BUTCH BINFORD has a docket of 22 cases of Circuit Criminal. These cases include Jury Trials from District Court to Circuit Court. These cases are misdemeanor cases such as Reasonable and Prudent Speed to other felony cases.
HONORABLE DISTRICT COURT JUDGE LORI COLLIER INGRAM has a docket for Child Support cases. There are 3 cases scheduled before Judge Ingram. From the Child Support docket Judge Ingram moves into Domestic Relations cases. There are 25 Small Claims cases scheduled to be heard before Judge Ingram.
HONORABLE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE LARRY K. ANDERSON has a Circuit Criminal docket of 15 cases scheduled. These cases range from Burglary to Robbery 1st Degree.
HENRY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DEREK PETERSON has 9 cases before his court today at 9:00 AM. These cases are all Child Support Cases.