The Lake County court system is composed of a Chancery, General Sessions, Circuit, and Juvenile Court. 

Chancery Court

The Lake County Chancery Court is a trial court that hears cases involving equity and may settle disputes as they relate to divorce, adoption, and workers' compensation.

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General Sessions Court

The Lake County General Sessions Court has limited jurisdiction and deals with both civil and criminal matters, including preliminary hearings in felony cases and misdemeanor trials.

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Circuit Court

The Lake County Circuit Court is a court of record. 

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Juvenile Court

The Lake County Juvenile Court deals with matters of delinquency involving individuals under the age of 18. This court also hears paternity, custody, and child support cases.

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