Superior Court 5 is a trial court of general jurisdiction, primarily handling misdemeanor and up to level 6 felony cases.
Typical criminal cases include:
- Criminal conversion
- Criminal recklessness
- Cruelty to animals
- Disorderly conduct
- Domestic violence cases (battery, confinement, etc.)
- Exploitation of endangered adults
- Minor consumption of alcohol
- Other battery cases
- Public intoxication
- Residential entry
- Resisting law enforcement
- Theft by check deception
Superior Court 5 also handles a variety of civil cases.