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The different types of court hearings include those heard by the circuit court, the district court, the small claims court, the probate court, the court of claims, the court of appeals, the supreme court and the bankrupt... More »

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The two main types of courts in the United States are the federal court system and the state court system. Although these two courts have separate responsibilities, they often interact with each other, such as when a sta... More »

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Some types of cases municipal courts hear include civil cases, traffic violations and those related to misdemeanors, notes the Hamilton County Law Library. These lower-level courts typically don't hear serious misdemeano... More »

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A default judgment in small claims court is a money judgment that the court enters against a defendant who fails to defend against a claim brought against him, according to the Civil Law Self-Help Center in Las Vegas, Ne... More »

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California probation laws include requirements to pay court-ordered fines and appear at designated court hearings. California law gives a judge the authority to ascertain probation eligibility. Both felony crimes and mis... More »

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If a court date concerns a traffic ticket, the website DMV.org offers a state-by-state resource finder for helping citizens determine how to pay their fines or check the dates of their hearings. TheLawDictionary.org is a... More »

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The procedure in California probate court involves the executor of a will filing it with the court, confirming the validity of the will, and then filing an inventory of the estate with the court, according to Nolo.com. O... More »

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