Update from State Court Judges’ Conference
One of the questions that I am regularly asked is what exactly do I do as state court judge. State Courts have jurisdiction over criminal cases below the grade of felony and civil cases without regard to the amount of controversy, except for those cases in which the Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction.
In 2011, Fayette State Court disposed of over 7,200 cases. State Court is a court of record and holds jury trials, hearings, arraignments, and drug court each month. In practice, that translates to about 210 court days per year. Read More»