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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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