County Court


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County Court

a local court in England and Wales, presided over by a circuit judge. They hear major civil cases, fast-track cases and handle bankruptcy and the winding-up of companies. Divorce and family cases are handled there.
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After first appearing in court Wednesday, Barnard is due in court for a preliminary hearing in the McHenry County court on Feb.
Olguin-Fresquez currently serves as a County Court judge in Clear Creek County, a position she has held since 2006.
I strongly recommend participating in their jurisdiction's volunteer county court small claims mediation program.
To apply, fill in application form N92 and take it to your local county court.
Around 85% of county court orders were obtained "by default", the information released by the Ministry of Justice under the Freedom of Information Act, found.
She was a Deputy County Court judge from 1993 until April 1998 when she became the first woman in the jurisdiction to be appointed a County Court judge.
Morpeth County Court will close alongside 86 crown, magistrates and county courts across the country as part of a savings drive.
Ms Markland is set to complete an intensive training course at Warwick University before commencing her role in the County Court.
Last year 2,215 couples decided to go their separate ways and file for divorce at Coventry Combined Court, placing it third behind Birmingham Family Courts, 2,655, and Weston-super-mare County Court, 2,385.
The former Rugby Magistrates' and County Court went for PS285,000 when it was sold on the open market, while the former Sutton Coldfield magistrates court was sold for PS440,000.
November 4, 2013 (BOR) -- A Supreme county court, headed by a paramount chief, has been officially opened in Bor, the Jonglei state capital.
As a result HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) sought a County Court Judgement against the company.

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