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county court

noun

  1. (in the U.S.)
    1. an administrative board in counties in some states.
    2. a judicial tribunal in some states with jurisdiction extending over one or more counties.
  2. (in England)
    1. the lowest civil tribunal, having limited jurisdiction, mostly for the recovery of small debts.
    2. (formerly) the assembly of local residents who met periodically in each county under the presidency of the sheriff to transact the judicial and administrative business of the county.


county court

noun

  1. (in England) a local court exercising limited jurisdiction in civil matters


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Word History and Origins

Origin of county court1

First recorded in 1525–35
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Example Sentences

Instead, those behind the new federal suit are using a novel legal approach, taking aim at every state trial court judge and county court clerk in Texas, plus the attorney general and state medical boards.

Individual county court systems keep files and some data on their own cases.

The Michigan Supreme Court could require county court systems to track the information and provide it to the state, but doesn’t.

The state Supreme Court, which has the power to require county courts to standardize and report data, has not done so.

Sandoval, the Cameron County first assistant DA, said he did not know the county court had partnered with a collections agency to send letters to people with outstanding tickets until he was informed by ProPublica and the Tribune.

At the Seminole County Court, the Stakes case was recorded as Number 52012mm00266A.

The modern castle is a massive, rambling, brown-stone building less than a hundred years old, now servingPg 161 as a county court.

Its five judges unanimously sustained the action of the Jefferson county court.

The only proper way to prevent these vexatious lawsuits is to hang the Judge of the County Court.

The local commissioners of the county court, later called "justices," provided what justice existed on the Eastern Shore.

The question, as the committee have stated it, will turn on the character of those who were suitors to the county court.

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