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Yakima County Court Records

County level Courts of reduced jurisdiction are courts that manage only specific types of trials. They are often located in/near any county courthouse and are also usually presided by a single judge. A judge sitting without having a jury hears almost all of the cases heard by these courts. Some examples of trial courts connected with limited jurisdiction include things like:

Typical claims court: This court frequently handles issues regarding private people associated with a relatively low dollar amount, such as, less than several thousand dollars.

Municipal court: This court usually handles cases involved with offenses against area ordinances.

Probate court: This court handles matters concerning administering the estate of a person who just died. It sees that the provisions of some sort of will are performed or sees that the property is distributed in line with state law in the event that he/she died intestate (without having a will).

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

Traffic court: This court commonly handles minor infractions of traffic laws.

Juvenile court: This court usually handles cases including delinquent children under some age, for example, 18 or twenty one.

Many states use a county court, which may always be purely administrative (along the lines of ) or regularly have jurisdiction over criminal cases including felonies (such as in this state) In those states with a administrative court, the body acts as the primary agency for the local government. In the states that have a judicial court, such as California, it generally deals with trials for felonies, along with appeals of misdemeanors from local courts many small claims instances.

It is a court of unique jurisdiction, and thus handles mostly trials of accused felons. The Yakima Area Court is recognized and able to handle the prosecution of offenses committed around the County. The

County Court also has limited jurisdiction on civil cases. In Florida as an illustration the Court handles such legislation.. Otherwise in the united states, the courts connected with original jurisdiction in most states have jurisdiction more than a particular county, parish, shire, or borough; but instead to be called "county court" they can be called "superior court" and "circuit court". Multiple courts of typically limited original jurisdiction in a county are usually called "district courts" and, if located throughout and serving a selected municipality, "municipal courts"; and are subordinate on the county superior or circuit court.