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 »

The six possible judgements rendered in a civil case are judgement on the merits, summary judgment, judgement notwithstanding the verdict, consent judgement, default judgement and deficiency judgement, according to USLeg... More »

Article III of the U.S. Constitution establishes the Supreme Court and allows Congress to establish other inferior courts through legislation, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Congress establish... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

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 »

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

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 »

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 O... More » Government & Politics Law