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Sullivan County Court Records

County Courts of reasonably limited jurisdiction are courts that tackle only specific varieties of cases. They are commonly located in/near a county courthouse and are usually presided by way of single judge. A judge sitting and not using a jury hears almost all of the cases heard as a result of these courts. Some examples of trial courts in limited jurisdiction include:

Small claims court: This court frequently handles suits relating to private people of a relatively low dollar amount, for example, less than a few thousands of dollars.

Municipal court: This court commonly handles cases involving offenses against city ordinances.

Probate court: This court addresses matters concerning administering the estate of any person who has recently died. It sees the provisions of the will are performed or sees that the property is distributed based on state law in the event that he/she died intestate (without having a will).

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

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

Juvenile court: This court commonly handles cases affecting delinquent children under a clear age, for instance, 18 or 21.

Many states use a county court, which may always be purely administrative (including ) or can have jurisdiction over criminal cases including felonies like in this state) In those states with an administrative court, the board acts as the executive agency with the local government. In the states that contain a judicial district court, such as New york, it generally deals with trials for felonies, as well as appeals of misdemeanors by local courts many small claims .

It is a court of original jurisdiction, and thus takes care of mostly trials associated with accused felons. The Sullivan Region Court is set up and able to manage the prosecution of all offenses committed around the County.

The County Court in addition has limited jurisdiction in civil cases. In Texas for example the Court handles such legal system.. Otherwise in the usa, the courts from original jurisdiction in most states have jurisdiction over a particular county, parish, shire, or borough; but instead of being called "county court" they are called "superior court" or simply "circuit court". Multiple courts in typically limited original jurisdiction in a county are in most cases called "district courts" and / or, if located throughout and serving a particular municipality, "municipal courts"; and are subordinate towards the county superior and circuit court.