CHINS and delinquent child dual jurisdiction

The House Judiciary heard HB 1196 concerning CHINS and delinquent child dual jurisdiction.  Author Rep. McNamara presented the legislation requiring the intake officer to screen for a dual jurisdiction child. The Committee adopted an amendment outlining the dual … [Read more...]

Lake County city and town jurisdiction

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1307, authored by Rep. Fine, pertaining to Lake County city and town jurisdiction. The bill raises the limit of the amount in controversy from $3,000 to $6,000 in Lake County city and town courts with concurrent … [Read more...]