- an administrative board in counties in some states.
- a judicial tribunal in some states with jurisdiction extending over one or more counties.
- the lowest civil tribunal, having limited jurisdiction, mostly for the recovery of small debts.
- (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.
Origin of county court
Words nearby county court
How to use county court in a sentence
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.Lawsuit targets Texas abortion law deputizing citizens to enforce six-week ban|Ann Marimow|July 13, 2021|Washington Post
The state Supreme Court, which has the power to require county courts to standardize and report data, has not done so.
The Michigan Supreme Court could require county court systems to track the information and provide it to the state, but doesn’t.
Individual county court systems keep files and some data on their own cases.
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.Restrictions on the South Texas Border Were Meant to Protect People From COVID-19. Then the Handcuffs Came Out.|by Vianna Davila and Ren Larson|December 19, 2020|ProPublica
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.
On Dec. 30, she filed a similar lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
He added: “People say he deserves his day in court… Do we have enough time?”Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
The taxes whether public, county, or parish, were payable in tobacco.
Rene le Pays, a French poet, died; well known at court by his miscellanies.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell