The First Judicial Circuit Court has jurisdiction in the following:

  • Divorces, Paternities, Family Support
  • Criminal Felony
  • Civil Litigation with Damages over $25,000 (Automobile Negligence, Slip and Fall, Medical Malpractice)
  • Civil Litigation with Equity Issues (Boundary Line Disputes, Quiet Title Actions, Division of Property)
  • Personal Protection Orders
  • Appeals from lower Courts or Administrative Agencies
  • Name Changes
  • Out-of-County Mental Health Commitment Hearings