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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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com says that unless the court has received photo or video evidence of the alleged offence at least seven days before the case goes to court, the police or camera partnership concerned are breaking the 1967 Criminal Justice Act.
I don't want to leave,'' Packard said Thursday, preparing for one last-ditch effort later this month when she goes to court to try and stop the eviction proceedings.
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