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unit 10

Judicial Test Unit 10

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Georgia's Court System is divided into two levels, _______ courts and _____ courts. Appellate, Trial
Appellate courts handle ________ from lower courts. Appeals
Supreme court of Georgia- ______ court in the state; has __ members, _____ justices and Chief Justice; no jury Highest, 6, 6
Court of Appeals-twelve judges working in ____ man panels to hear appeals; no jury. Three.
Trial courts-lower courts with the ________ right, power, or authority o interpret and apply the law. Original
Superior Courts-hear any ______ or ______ case; h's judge and jury. Civil, Criminal
State Court-jurisdiction over _________ violations and civil cases; has judge and jury. Misdemeanor
Juvenile Courts-jurisdiction over delinquent children under ___ yes and deprived children under ______; NO JURY 18, 17
Probate Courts-handle administrative such as _____; may have jury Wills
Magistrate Courts-handles small ____ claims, bad checks, arrest warrants; no jury. Will
Most judges in Georgia are ______. Magistrate court judges may be _______ or _______ by local legislatures; juvenile court judges are _______ by superior court judges. Elected, elected, appointed, Appointed
Criminal laws deal with __________________. Any action that harms a person
Civil Law deals with _________________. Divorce, ownership, personal injury.
The purpose of adult court is ___________ while the purpose in juvenile court is __________. Punishment, Retaliation.
Juvenile court have jurisdiction over cases involving children under 18 who do not have a parent or guardian.
Created by: Easy80



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