24th District Court     


Divisions of the Court

Information on the 24th District Court is broken down into the following:



Civil Division

The civil division is responsible for general civil litigation (less than $25,000 at issue), landlord / tenant cases and small claims actions (less than $3,000 with no attorney representation).


Traffic and Criminal Division

This division is responsible for civil infractions, as well as misdemeanor and felony criminal violations.


Probation Department

The probation department is responsible for monitoring defendants during their supervision period and treatment referrals.  In addition, the department performs alcohol assessments and pre-sentence investigations.  Other programs ordered by the judge, are also coordinated by the probation department.


Warrant Division

This section describes what circumstances may lead to the issuance of an arrest warrant.  It also outlines the procedure for clearing the matter if a warrant is issued.


Jury Duty

Information on serving as a juror at the 24th District Court.  Includes a description of the legal system, case types and a walkthrough of a typical case so that you may familiarize yourself with the process before attending.



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