Definition of county court in English:

county court

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noun

  • 1(In England and Wales) a judicial court for civil cases.
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    • It is more that there is a stark difference in my understanding of the powers of the county court and High Court jurisdictions…
    • Permission is required from the Court of Appeal for any appeal from that court from a decision of a county court or the High Court which was itself made on appeal.
    • Proceedings in England and Wales shall be brought only in a county court.
  • 1.1US A court for civil and criminal cases.
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    • To the dismay of gay rights advocates, a county court dismissed his suit.
    • They could have gone to the county court in Eagle County, Colorado, or the federal court in Denver.
    • If agreement can be reached, the contract must be filed with a county court where either of the parties lives.

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