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Trial Division - Civil

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The Civil Section has jurisdiction over actions at law and equity along with appeals from Municipal Court and certain administrative agencies and boards. The Trial Division Civil Section has jurisdiction over civil claims involving amounts in excess of $10,000. The variety of civil actions that may be brought in the Trial Division Civil Section includes Negligence, Contract and Equity Action.

Compulsory Arbitration Center
Day Forward/Major Jury Program
Discovery Court
Dispute Resolution Center
Office of Civil Administration/Civil Motions Program

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