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Montezuma County Court Records

Courts of limited jurisdiction are courts that deal with only specific different types of cases. They are regularly located in/near the county courthouse and are also usually presided utilizing a single judge. A judge sitting with no jury hears almost all of the cases heard by means of these courts. Some examples for trial courts in limited jurisdiction include:

Small claims court: This court ordinarily handles suits between private people associated with a relatively low amount, such as, less than several thousands of dollars.

Municipal court: This court normally handles cases regarding offenses against town ordinances.

Probate court: This court addresses matters concerning applying the estate of a person who just passed away. It sees that the provisions of the will are carried out or sees that a property is distributed as reported by state law if he/she died intestate (with not a will).

Family : This court handles matters concerning adopting, annulments, separation, alimony, guardianship, child support, etc.

Traffic court: This court frequently handles minor violations of traffic legislation.

Juvenile court: This court generally handles cases including delinquent children under a certain age, for instance, 18 or 21 years of age.

Many states contain a county court, which may be purely administrative (just like ) or may have jurisdiction over criminal cases including felonies (like in ) In those states with an administrative court, the board acts like the executive agency for your local government. In the states that have a judicial county court, such as NY, it generally handles trials for felonies, and also appeals of misdemeanors by local courts and some small claims . It is the court of first jurisdiction, and thus deals with mostly trials for accused felons. The Montezuma Region Court is recognized and has the ability to manage the prosecution of crimes committed in the County.


County Court also has limited jurisdiction within civil cases. In Colorado for example the Judge handles such legislation.. Otherwise in the usa, the courts regarding original jurisdiction in most states have jurisdiction spanning a particular county, parish, shire, or borough; but instead to be called "county court" they are really called "superior court" or maybe "circuit court". Multiple courts in typically limited original jurisdiction in a county are normally called "district courts" and / or, if located around and serving a particular municipality, "municipal courts"; and are subordinate with the county superior or even circuit court.