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An organ of government belonging to the judicial department and charged with resolving disputes among parties.Courts generally have jurisdictional requirements providing that only certain disputes among described parties for certain amounts of money may be heard.If you file your grievance in the wrong court, you may be prejudiced when the case is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and the time period during which to file in the proper court has expired.

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Law courts were an eighteenth-century obsession; where they would be located and who would staff them were chief concerns among locals who measured prosperity by their presence.
This plugs into the corner of the old building just at the point where the symmetrical rear facade and old law court produce a tapering space inside.
Birmingham's Grade One listed Victoria Law Courts may be closed and left to decay if plans to build a new courts complex are approved.
McSparron, 35, of Thorntree Gardens, Ashington, was disqualified for a further three years at Bedlington Law Courts.
It could be loosely termed as the accommodation of some state or religious function, or as a series of typologies - for example town hall, law courts, church, hospital and museum.
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He was given custody of the children by the Family Law Court.
The symbolic and contextual dimensions of Middelburg's recently completed law court have not escaped its architect, Hubert-Jan Henket.
More than two years after a judge awarded primary custody of a little girl to a man with no blood ties, the man and the child's birth mother faced off again Wednesday in family law court.
The new ACT Law Courts are one step closer with today s announcement that Juris Partnership has been selected as the preferred proponent to deliver the ACT s first Public Private Partnership (PPP).
The courts under threat include Pontypridd Magistrates' Court, Bridgend Law Courts and Carmarthen Law Courts.