What Are the Three Levels of State Courts in the United States?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 12:39:47 AM ET
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The three levels of state courts in the Unites States are the trial level, the intermediate appellate level and the high appellate level. In some states, the higher trial court is known as the general jurisdiction or the superior court, while the lower level of the trial court is referred to as the limited jurisdiction or the municipal court.