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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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We have initiated talks with the DPP to explore an out-of-court settlement which may bring the matter to an end,' Miller said.
The victim's father told the court that local elders had intervened to help reach an out-of-court deal.
Rev Gathanju's lawyer Robert Mutitu, a retired High Court judge, yesterday informed the court that the out-of-court talks were yet to start, and indicated his client's readiness to proceed with the matter that would see the church leadership face off with their ex-boss in the court.
It should be noted that since the family of the deceased had reached an out-of-court settlement with the convicts and pardoned them, the point whether the crime comes in the jurisdiction of the terrorism law needed a rethink.
An out-of-court settlement is expected in this case as well.
No-one is against out-of-court settlements, especially when those responsible did so unintentionally.
He cited the P3-billion out-of-court settlement that President Duterte had offered to cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp.
Mrton Nagy, MNB Deputy Governor, said: In our view, out-of-court restructuring is an integral part of financial stability.
The iPhone maker reached an out-of-court settlement in a case in which it was being sued by consumers, who overpaid for e-books due to price-fixing between the tech giant and publishers, the BBC reports.
But last week the court heard an out-of-court deal was reached.
It has also made the out-of-court settlement between the Italians and the owner of the fishing boat involved in the case, all but void.