These codes are used by the Administrative Offices of the Courts to identify the type of case filing:

CR    Circuit Criminal

CI     Circuit Civil Over $5,000

XX   District Court Appeals to Circuit Court

AD    Adoptions

C     District Civil $5,000 or less

S    Small Claims $2,5000 or less

P     Probate

J     Juvenile (paternity, Dependency, Neglect and Abuse, Status Offenses, Delinquency)

H     Mental Health (Involuntary hospitalization, Disability, Casey’s Law)

D     Domestic Violence (EPO, DVO, TIPO, IPO)

T      Traffic

M     Misdemeanors

F       Felony


***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or for Civil Cases Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or for Criminal Cases the Public Defender’s Office 1-833-385-6054 or contact a private attorney.  There is also a FREE Legal Help Center on the 2nd floor of the Justice Center on Wednesdays from 11 am until 2 pm.