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jurisdiction of justices of the peace

William Russell Smith

jurisdiction of justices of the peace

in civil and criminal cases; and the office and duties of judges of probate: with explanations and forms for the use of executors, administrators and guardians, and the commissioners of roads and revenue. To which is added the duties of every subordinate civil officer in commission in the state of Alabama, all arranged under the laws as now in force.

by William Russell Smith

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Published by White, Pfister & Co. in Montgomery .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Justices of the peace -- Alabama.,
    • Probate law and practice -- Alabama.,
    • Civil law -- Alabama.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy William R. Smith. With an appendix, containing numerous forms for conveyancers, and the school law.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFA520 .S48 1859
      The Physical Object
      Pagination558 p.
      Number of Pages558
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6470949M
      LC Control Number44019085
      OCLC/WorldCa3693681

      A court must have both types of jurisdiction to be able to hear a case. 1. Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction defines what kind of cases a court can hear. For criminal cases, justices of the peace have subject matter jurisdiction over misdemeanor cases punishable by fine only, or. The Constitution of established the county-level court system for all Texas counties, including the justice of the peace courts of Galveston County. The justices of the peace performed both judicial and non-judicial functions. Records created by various Galveston County justices of the peace include civil and criminal court dockets, civil and criminal case files, fee books, receipt books.

      There are approximately justice of the peace courts in courts have original jurisdiction in civil cases up to $5, They have limited jurisdiction over certain types of civil cases such as tort, contract, real property rights and small claims (up to $2,). justice of the peace definition: in some states, a magistrate with jurisdiction over a small district, authorized to decide minor cases, commit persons to trial in a higher court, perform marriages, etc.

      The purpose of the section shall be to further the administration of justice in the Justice of the Peace Courts, to provide a forum for the exchange of information on matters of practice and procedure in Justice of the Peace Courts, to provide information and educational opportunities for the membership, and to cooperate closely with the State Bar of Texas and other professional organizations. The Justice of the Peace Court has jurisdiction over all landlord/tenant summary possession proceedings. Justice of the Peace Courts are authorized to hear certain misdemeanors and most motor vehicle cases (excluding felonies) and may act as Committing magistrates for all crimes. Appeals may be taken de novo to Court of Common Pleas in criminal.


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