In the federal court system, a trial court for federal cases in a court district, which is all or a portion of a state. (http://dictionary.law.com)
court having jurisdiction over a territorial district
In the federal system, a trial court of original jurisdiction. The United States has 94 federal district courts, at least one each state.
United States District Courts are the trial courts, the first level in the federal court system. Within limits set by Congress and the Constitution, the district courts have jurisdiction to hear nearly all categories of federal cases, including both civil and criminal matters. There are 94 federal judicial districts. District courts are bound to follow the law set forth by their circuit court and the Supreme Court.
Court of limited jurisdiction. May always process protection order filings and issue temporary orders providing all reliefs granted in RCW 26.50.070. Cases involving exclusion from shared residence, custody or visitation issues, or other Superior Court action must be transferred to Superior Court for full hearing. (RCW 26.50.020(5))
Court of the U.S., each having territorial jurisdiction over a judicial district, which may include a whole state or only part of it. The district courts are the trial courts of the Federal Judiciary.
a state court within a circuit or territory designated by a pre-determined geographic area
The court that handles all felony cases after the preliminary hearing in associate district court.
The court which deals with claims for amounts up to â‚¬6,348
in civil cases, judges hear cases for all actions involving $10,000 or less. District Court also has preliminary jurisdiction over felony cases and over the trial of all misdemeanors and infractions. This court also has exclusive jurisdiction over all juvenile proceedings, mental health hospital commitments and domestic relations cases. The state has 235 District Court judges who are elected by the voters for a four-year term and serve in 39 districts.
The District Court is below the Supreme Court in hierarchy but above the Local Court. It is a court of general jurisdiction in New South Wales. The District Court can hear both civil and criminal matters.
conducts matters involving felony charges.
The Court of appeal (and last resort) from the Licensing Authority
These are courts of limited jurisdiction in Washington which have jurisdiction over cases not involving real estate, false imprisonment, defamation, malicious prosecution, or actions against executors of wills, and which otherwise do not exceed $50,000.00 in claimed damages.
a trial court presided over by a Superior court Judge in which all felony cases are held, all civil cases in which over $10,000 is in dispute, and in which appeals are heard from Municipal or Justice Court.
A court of limited jurisdiction that hears civil cases involving $4,000 or less, juvenile matters, city and county ordinances, misdemeanors, traffic offenses, probate of wills and felony preliminaries. Guardianship and conservatorship for disabled persons are in district court, as well as voluntary and involuntary mental commitments, and cases relating to domestic violence and abuse. Small claims court is also a part of the District Court.
Handles all misdemeanor cases, sentencing, traffic violations, and the first stages of felony cases.
The Court which deals with most criminal offences that cannot be dealt with in the Magistrates Court and which hears civil disputes involving amounts of more than $50,000 and less than $250,000. It also deals with most appeals from the Magistrates Courtâ€¢ Bailâ€¢ Civil Courtsâ€¢ Coroner's Inquestsâ€¢ Criminal Compensationâ€¢ Criminal Convictionsâ€¢ Criminal Courtsâ€¢ Time Limits in Civil Mattersâ€¢ Time Limits in Criminal Matters
An intermediate court, presided over by a District Court judge, superior to the lowest level of courts which are presided over by magistrates, and inferior to the Supreme Court.
Headed by a Judge, the District Court has the jurisdiction to deal with criminal offences and civil cases where the amount being claimed is between $50,000 and $250,000.
where misdemeanor cases are heard concerning the violation of state statutes.
A federal trial court where all of the evidence is introduced and initial rulings are made. A losing party may appeal rulings of a district court to an appellate court.
The main trial court. All criminal cases are started in the district court. The district court hears all misdemeanors and civil cases under $10,000, including small claims.
A particular court that hears tax disputes.
a higher court below the Supreme Court and equivalent to a county court in other jurisdictions. Constituted under the District Court Act 1969.
The lowest level federal court.
The main trial court in the federal court system.
A Court of record that is able to make judgements in many areas of law. It is below the High Court of New Zealand in the hierarchy. See how the New Zealand Courts work together: http://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/hierarchy.html
A court that has jurisdiction over a judicial district.
Trial courts at the state or federal level that have original jurisdiction in most criminal matters.
District courts are a category of courts which exists in several nations.
The District Courts (Chinese: å€åŸŸæ³•é™¢, åœ°æ–¹æ³•é™¢ before 1997) are the lower court system in Hong Kong, have both criminal and civil jurisdictions. The system is modelled after the English legal system, with indictable offences being taken up by the district court if at the hearing in the magistrate's court a criminal defendant elects for a jury trial.
The District Court (An ChÃºirt DÃºiche in Irish) of Ireland consists of a President and fifty-four judges.