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Porter County Court Records

Courts of minimal jurisdiction are courts that manage only specific styles of cases. They are commonly located in/near a county courthouse and are usually presided utilizing a single judge. A judge sitting without a jury hears almost all of the cases heard by just these courts. Some examples for trial courts of limited jurisdiction include things like:

Typical claims court: This court frequently handles suits relating to private people to a relatively low dollar amount, such as, less than a couple of thousands of dollars.

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

Probate : This court takes care of matters concerning applying the estate of a person who has recently died. It sees the provisions of some sort of will are performed or sees that a property is distributed as reported by state law should he/she died intestate (with no will).

Family court: This court tackles matters concerning child care, annulments, separation, alimony, child custody, child support, etc.

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

Juvenile court: This court generally handles cases affecting delinquent children under a particular age, for example, 18 or 21 years of age.

Many states have a county court, which may be purely administrative (just like ) or regularly have jurisdiction over criminal cases like felonies like in your state) In those states using an administrative court, the body acts like the executive agency with the local government. In the states that have a judicial district court, such as NY, it generally handles trials for felonies, and also appeals of misdemeanors from local courts plus some small claims occurrences. It is typically he court of initial jurisdiction, and thus handles mostly trials for accused felons. The Porter Region Court is established and authorized to handle the prosecution of offenses committed within the County. The

County Court in addition has limited jurisdiction on civil cases. In Florida for example the Court handles such legislation.. Otherwise in north america, the courts of original jurisdiction in most states have jurisdiction over a particular county, parish, shire, or borough; but instead of being called "county court" they are really called "superior court" or "circuit court". Multiple courts involving typically limited original jurisdiction within the county are normally called "district courts" and, if located on and serving a particular municipality, "municipal courts"; and are subordinate towards the county superior or circuit court.