It shares jurisdiction with the county courts, and in some case
justice of the peace courts, for civil cases (its lowest limit for
hearing a case is a mere $200 in controversy, while JP courts can hear
cases up to $10,000). In a "catchall" provision it hears all cases "in
which jurisdiction is not placed in another trial court."
Crimes range from misdemeanors to felonies, and even though some crimes may be considered more serious, they can all be detrimental to those accused. If you have been arrested or charged with any illegal activity, you may have been wrongfully suspected or the justice system may be treating you more harshly than you deserve.