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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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A road closure between the law courts and city road is in place.
Speaking at the state conference of the Kerala Union of Working Journalists, Vijayan reminded the lawyers that the "judiciary is the authority at law courts and advocates need not attempt to wear that garb".
The special ceremony was described by Judge Richard Twomlow as "an historic day for the town" because it saw not one, but two Chief Justices visit its law courts.
It's less ornate than the Law Courts, its visual palette is refined, more befitting of its methodist religious roots, however it still exudes power through blocked ionic columns and sculpted figures.
Teesside Law Courts in |early 1973, left and above - the entrance as seen then from the public library in Victoria Square
The integrated system will streamline family law courts and will be presided over by a dedicated judiciary who are "specialised and expert" in family law.
Georgian President, Mikheil Saakashvili, is ready to engage in consideration of the bill on the Common Law Courts,
Summary: Common law courts have increased jurisdiction, which may take away some business to Emirati lawyers.
STAFF at Mold Law Courts were so horrified by a case where a conman pretended to collect sponsorship for Help the Heroes, but kept the cash himself, that they decided to do something about it.
As part of the program, new social service offices will be opened in law courts.
The event - organised by the Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield association branch - included a reception at the city's Victoria Law Courts, which dates from 1891.
The theft from the Victoria Law Courts in Birmingham was reported on January 14, a spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said.