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CHRISTIAN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT DIVISIONS

The Christian County Circuit Court is comprised of four divisions consisting of the Circuit Divisions I & II and Circuit Divisions III and IV. Judges are assigned to a specific division. 

Assignment of cases to the divisions is set forth in Rule 6 of the local court rules for the 38th Judicial Circuit and is generally described as follows:

Circuit Division I:  Felony criminal cases after information is filed, treatment courts: Drug and DWI Courts and civil cases over $25,000. 

Circuit Division II:  Felony criminal cases after information is filed, domestic relations consisting of dissolutions of marriage, legal separations, motions to modify, paternity, family access motions, adoptions, child protection orders and adult abuse orders; and civil cases over $25,000.

Circuit Division III:  All domestic relations consisting of dissolutions of marriage, legal separations, motions to modify, paternity, family access motions, adoptions, child protection orders and adult abuse orders; juvenile court; small claims; civil actions under $25,000; actions for unlawful detainer and rent and possession.

Circuit Division IVTraffic; criminal misdemeanors and infractions; criminal felony cases prior to filing an information; trial de novo proceedings from small claims and municipal divisions, actions seeking hardship driving privileges; actions seeking review of driving license revocations including refusal to submit to chemical test; and all probate proceedings.

*Note:  Court filings for Circuit Court cases are filed with the Circuit Clerk and not with the Associate Circuit Judge Divisions III and IV to which a case may be assigned.  

For more information on a specific division, please click on the division listed above or in the left column.