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Domestic violence court coming to Madison County from St. Louis Public Radio, 05/31/2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

img-icon-newsDomestic violence cases in Madison County will be handled a bit differently starting June 1.

The county will become the second in Illinois to establish a domestic violence accountability court, hearing all levels of cases between intimate partners. Two civil and two criminal judges will handle the docket, allowing for better coordination among criminal cases and orders of protection.

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