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court

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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All four families received compensation amounts through out-of-court settlements with the boat owner.
We are offering to invest up to $300 million for an out-of-court transaction.
A description of the historical evolution of workout practices, principles and approaches from the origins of sovereign debt default to the launching of our new global approach to restructurings, including the workout decalogue; an introduction to the subject of out-of-court debt restructurings;
Despite the council's authorization to begin eminent-domain proceedings, city officials said they also will keep trying to negotiate out-of-court settlements with the eight landowners, including Lopez.
In 1997, more than 100 property owners agreed to an out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed sum.
Lombardo has played a key role in numerous private or out-of-court restructuring assignments, including a $2 billion rental car company, a $14 billion automotive parts manufacturer and a multi-billion dollar global consumer goods conglomerate.
But Regina said he hopes to reach an out-of-court settlement with DiCarlo before the trial begins later this month.
However the dominance of Taiwanese foundry technology is such that SMIC had to come to an out-of-court settlement with the Taiwanese foundry TSMC in January 2005.
The Pacific Suns reached a tentative out-of-court settlement Tuesday to leave Oxnard College after this season, but the team plans to play ball in the area next year, attorneys said.
We intend to build on our already very strong market position in restructuring finance, providing debtor-in-possession, plan-of-reorganization, and out-of-court financings," said Mr.
But with Rupert Murdoch's assets spread across several continents, attorney Allan Sigel predicted the divorce proceeding will not end quickly unless there is an out-of-court settlement.
MINNEAPOLIS -- As a Section Corporate Sponsor, the National Arbitration Forum will seek to heighten awareness among over 27,000 TIPS members of out-of-court solutions for resolving disputes