Updated: Sep 11
Superior Court is the top level of the county court system. Superior Court is a court of general jurisdiction, which means it has the authority to hear its own cases as well as the appeal cases of the courts below it of limited jurisdiction (Municipal and District courts).
Superior Court hears:
Legal matters relating to the family.
Non-Parental Custody cases
Child support modifications
Minor name change
All juvenile cases are heard in the Juvenile Division of Superior Court.
Juvenile criminal cases
Children in Need of Services (CHINS)
Civil litigation is the legal scenario where you are suing someone else or being sued.
Personal injury claims
Criminal – Felony Level
Drug Charges – Felony Level
A felony level drug charge is determined by the type and amount of drug, the type of possession, and other circumstances.