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Is it like our "Tribunal de Police" for speeding on the road, noises during the night and others petty things of the same kind? Or is it more like "Tribunal correctionnel", when it covers matters which are a little more important? In some cases the former, in some cases the latter, and in some cases more than either of the courts, as ...


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Each state in the United States sets up their courts as the legislature sees fit. Some have courts for less important matters that are officially part of a municipality such as a town or a city. Others may have similar courts that cover a judicial district that is separate from a municipality, but is about the same size as a municipality. Some states have ...


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It depends on the state. Unlike France, a unitary nation, American Federalism typically means States may define different legal concepts differently. In California for example, Municipal courts hear Misdemeanor criminal Cases, preliminary Felony Cases, and Small Claims civil cases and serve county wide jurisdictions. In other states, the court may only ...


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"CAM CONTR/ACC 2>CONT" refers to F.S. 106.08(7)(B), under which Artiles is charged with "making or receiving two or more campaign contributions over or in excess of the limits," as well as engaging in a conspiracy to do so. "ELECTION CODE/FALS" refers to F.S. 104.011(1), under which Artiles is charged with "swearing or ...


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Ballotpedia describes the alleged crimes as: one count of false swearing in connection with voting or elections one count of making or receiving campaign contributions over or in excess of limits one count of conspiracy to make or receive two or more campaign contributions over or in excess of limits. It is hard to pinpoint which of the three is exactly ...


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For instance, in the following example, does "court of domicile" mean roughly 'the court in the defendant's home town'? It's their home state (or the county or local judicial district level, rather than the state level to determine which state court was the proper venue for an action): Broadly, domicile can be summarised as an individual's ...


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You can’t go to court Chapter 435 is an arbitration statute. By joining the HOA, you agreed that disputes would be resolved through arbitration, not litigation. The contract should specify how the arbitrator is appointed.


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