What Are the Grounds of Going Straight to a State Court?

Answer State courts have jurisdiction over most of the cases within states. They apply state-specific laws to determine cases that are brought to the courts. According to the United States Courts website,... Read More »

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How Do I Find My Court Date in Washington State Federal District Court?

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is a database that contains information on cases in the federal district courts. The system holds more than 500 million case files, including those... Read More »

Is there a time limit for filing an answer in state court after remand from federal court?

There is a time limit to file an answer in state court, after remand from federal court. Each state specifies this limit within their judicial codes. Arkansas, for instance, allows 20 days in most ... Read More »

Is civil court the same as state court in Michigan?

Civil court is not the same as state court in Michigan. All civil matters--including cases with claims below $25,000, family court issues, and trial court appeals--are handled in circuit court. The... Read More »

Is an affair grounds for divorce in the state of Missouri?

In Missouri, fault grounds for divorce include adultery. Missouri offers and encourages no-fault grounds for divorce. However, you have the right to file on a fault ground. You have the burden of p... Read More »