Definitions for "County Court"
County Court is the local part of the civil court system in England and Wales that deals with all minor cases of civil law. Each court is presided over by a circuit judge and a district judge.
A civil court, established in its modern form in 1846. The county court of Anglo-Saxon England was the shire moot, a civil court presided over by the ealdormen and later the sheriff. Following the introduction of assizes in the 13th century, the county courts declined in importance. It was re-established in 1846 as a court for the settlement of small financial claims, especially the recovery of debts. HISTORY.
the Court of first instance in a personal injury claim, accident compensation claim or other compensation claim.
handles matters involving misdemeanor, petty offense and traffic offenses.
a local jurisdiction, handling day to day business of county government.