court

(redirected from Law court)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Law court: judicial system

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
On appeal, the court's review is confined to the record from the administrative law court, which makes the administrative law court the final trier of fact (S.
Dubai Companies will now be able to choose to have dispute cases heard in English common law courts.
Curtin said he and other attorneys make court appearances outside of the Antelope Valley, and typically Antelope Valley's family law court calendars that are posted on the doors are twice as long as the other courts'.
Proposal: Change of use from law court to law court and for the purposes of civil ceremonies, conferencing and seminars, non-residential education, the display of artwork and public hall type activities (Sui Generis) at Moot Hall, Wider Markets, Castle Garth, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
For locals, the odds were high (five to ten percent of the families in an area were related to the existing law court in some way) and the rewards appeared great if they manipulated the hierarchies being created as they perceived them.
Therefore, Rowe might obtain temporary ``custody'' of the children through the Juvenile Court without ever having to file in the family law court.
I really liked the reading of Asplund's Gothenburg Law Court building, and the tangible descriptions of materials like stone, timber and mud.
Clark noted that Antelope Valley's family law court handles between 60 and 75 matters a day, more than twice the work of any other court in Los Angeles County.
Goodman, a West Hills attorney, is a member of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer mediator in county Family Law Court.
In 1823, a decision was made to demolish the whole decrepit chaos and start again, but it only got as far as replacing the facade to the council and law court parts with the Neo-Classical front.
Mrs Viv Harper, prosecuting, told magistrates McSparron had been banned for 18 months at Bedlington Law Court in April last year.
In the family law court, where about 50 to 60 matters are heard daily, husbands and wives seeking divorces are not allowed into the courtroom because there is only room for their attorneys.