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Litigate allow courts to resolve disputes
Mediator develope a solution to both sides
Arbitrator hold informational trial to determine what happened
Court government forum that administers justice
Trial Court Dispute is first heard
Verdict Decision of the case
Original Jurisdiction Initiak decisions of fact and law
Appellate Court Goes over lower court cases to determine if error of law
Transcript verbatim record of what went on in trial
Appellate Briefs written arguements on the issue of law.
General Jurisdiction Can hear almost any case
Specialized Jurisdiction Hears only a specific kind of case
Writ of Certiorari order that compels the court to turn it over to the Supreme Court
Court of Record Keeps account of what goes on in trial
Associate Circuit Court Name of lower court
County court lower court
Municipal Court usally devided into traffic or nontraffic divisions
Small Claims Court Minor individual suits that handels cases having to do with small amounts of money
Juvinile Courts a juc=vinile is intitled to his or her constitutional rights including right to an attorney
Probate Courts Court that administers wills and estates
Created by: mermaid123