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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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The Public Attorney of the municipality of Paraguacu Paulista has brought a civil public action before the Paraguacu Paulista Courts of Law (1ra Vara de Paraguacu Paulista) which seeks reparation and cessation of environmental damage caused by us dumping raw sewage into the Alegre River, situated in the Municipality of Paraguacu Paulista.
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Sonera respects the authority of courts of law and the competition authorities in the matter, but disagrees with the content and procedural part of the decision of the Competition Council: in Sonera's opinion, the law does not allow the competitor to appeal against acquisition supervision decisions.
Too much energy is being expended in courts of law, and a bit of creativity can save us from turning the software industry into a legal playground," Kahn wrote.