Case Type Table

Case CategoryExamplesFirst full year

AP

Appellate Case

Appeals from the County Court to the Circuit Court

2003

CA

Circuit Civil

Mortgage Foreclosures, Contract Disputes, Malpractice, Products Liability, Eminent Domain (Condemnation), Automobile Negligence, Other Negligence (Includes Family Civil cases filed before 01/01/1999)

1983

CC

County Civil

Civil actions where plaintiff(s) seeks less than $15,000 in damages

1983

CF

Felony

Grand Theft, Aggravated Battery, Possess Cocaine, Forgery, Burglary, Sexual Battery, Murder

1991

CO

County Ordinances

Animals Running At Large, Open Container of Alcohol on Rainbow River, Code Violations (Cases filed before 01/01/1999 are included in the MM case category)

1991

CP

Probate

Estates, Guardianships, Trusts

1983

CT

Criminal Traffic

DUI, Driving While License Suspended, Flee/Attempt to Elude Police, Leave Scene of Crash (Cases filed before 01/01/1999 are included in the MM case category)

1991

DR

Family Civil

Dissolutions of Marriage, Child Support, Paternity, Name Changes, Domestic Violence/Repeat Violence Injunctions (Cases filed before 01/01/1999 will have a CA case category.)

1983

IN

Non-Traffic Infractions

Non-Criminal offenses such as hunting, fishing, boating, and juvenile tobacco violations.

2001

LE

Law Enforcement Baker Act

All matters initiated by a law enforcement agency relating to the care and treatment of individuals with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

1998

MH

Mental Health

All matters relating to the care and treatment of individuals with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

1974

MM

Misdemeanors

Petit Theft, Trespass, Battery, Criminal Mischief, Possess Marijuana if less then 20 grams (Includes non-criminal, non-traffic violations filed between 01/01/1999 and 12/31/2000, like boating, hunting, fishing, juvenile tobacco cases)

1991

MO

Municipal Ordinances

Animals Running At Large, Open Container of Alcohol, Code Violations (Cases filed before 01/01/1999 are included in the MM case category)

1991

SC

Summary Claims

Small Claims and most eviction cases

1983

TR

Traffic Infractions

Non-criminal traffic violations (Includes non-criminal, non-traffic violations filed before 01/01/1999, like boating, hunting, fishing, juvenile tobacco cases)

1996

WF

Other Probate

Last Will & Testament filed, Pre-Need Guardianships

1983

1Criminal cases are public record with the following exceptions:

  • The case has been sealed or expunged by court order

  • The record would reveal the identity of a victim of sexual battery or a related crime

  • A warrant issued in connection with an indictment or information is still active (unless the warrant remains unserved for one year or longer)