Unlike the other divisions of the Common Pleas Court, the General Division, having "general jurisdiction" will hear civil matters with a value of greater than $15,000, criminal matters where the crimes are defined by statute as felonies, and other certain criminal offenses.
Settlement Day seeks to clear as many civil cases as possible during the Court’s business hours.
Judge Sheehan was chosen during the monthly meeting of the Court’s judges on Wednesday, October 16. He will begin his two-year term in January.
Payments for restitution, supervision, and electronic monitoring fees can be made through the Court’s website.
The Court received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Clothes will be provided to men leaving the Grafton Correctional Institute.
Bishop Nelson Perez spent time with the Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court teams.