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|State||Statute||Description/Statute Name||Statutory language||Court/legal body||Function|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:101.||Supreme court jurisdiction||The state shall be divided into seven supreme court districts. The supreme court shall be composed of one justice elected from each of the seven districts as set forth below:||Supreme Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:312.||Court of appeals circuits||There shall be five court of appeal circuits, which shall be subdivided into districts as follows:||Courts of Appeal||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:477||District Court||There shall be forty-one judicial districts in the state and each district shall be composed as follows:||District Courts||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:1335||Parish of Orleans District court||There shall be one criminal district court for the parish of Orleans, which shall be composed of twelve judges.||Criminal District Court for Orleans Parish||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:1445||Parish court - juvenile jurisdiction||
The parish court shall be a juvenile court for the parish and shall exercise jurisdiction, concurrent with that of the district court, over juvenile matters, except where a separate juvenile+ See more
or family court with exclusive jurisdiction is established by law.
|Juvenile Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS §13:446||Parish court - criminal jurisdiction||
A. The parish court shall have criminal jurisdiction over all violations of state law and parish or municipal ordinances committed within its territorial jurisdiction which are punishable by a fine+ See more
not exceeding one thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both. This jurisdiction shall be concurrent with any jurisdiction conferred by law upon the district court. B. As to all other violations of state law or of a parish or municipal ordinance, the parish court shall have the power to issue warrants of arrest, to examine, commit, admit to bail and discharge, and to hold preliminary examinations in all cases not capital.
|Parish District Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||LA RS § 15:1097||Youth court - territorial jurisdiction||
A. The Ware Youth Center Authority is hereby established as a political subdivision of the state, with a territorial jurisdiction throughout the parishes of Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine,+ See more
and Webster. If the governing authority of Claiborne Parish or the governing authority of Webster Parish elects to withdraw its respective parish from the district, the territorial jurisdiction of the district shall not include such parish or parishes.
|Ware Youth Center (juvenile court)||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||La. Const. Art. 3 Sec. 1||Judicial power||The judicial power is vested in a supreme court, courts of appeal, district courts, and other courts authorized by this Article.||Supreme Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||La. Const. Art. 3 Sec. 8||Court of appeals circuits - panels||
Section 8.(A) Circuits; Panels. The state shall be divided into at least four circuits, with one court of appeal in each. Each court shall sit in panels of at least+ See more
three judges selected according to rules adopted by the court.
|Courts of Appeal (5)||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Louisiana||La RS 13:1401||Family court||
A. There is hereby established the family court for the parish of East Baton Rouge, which shall be a court of record with exclusive jurisdiction in the following proceedings: (1)+ See more
All actions for divorce, annulment of marriages, claims for contributions made by one spouse to the education or training of the other spouse, establishment or disavowal of the paternity of children, spousal and child support and nonsupport, and custody and visitation of children, as well as of all matters incidental to any of the foregoing proceedings, including but not restricted to the issuance of conservatory writs for the protection of community property, the awarding of attorney fees in judgments of divorce, the accumulation of and rendering executory of spousal and child support, the issuance of writs of fieri facias and garnishment under judgments of the court for spousal and child support and attorney fees, jurisdiction of which was vested in the Nineteenth Judicial District Court for the parish of East Baton Rouge prior to the establishment of the family court for the parish of East Baton Rouge.
|Family Court for East Baton Rouge||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|New Jersey||N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2B:12-1; N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2B:12-17||Municipal court jurisdiction||
A municipal court has jurisdiction over the following cases within the territorial jurisdiction of the court: a. Violations of county or municipal ordinances; b. Violations of the motor vehicle and+ See more
traffic laws; c. Disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court; d. Violations of the fish and game laws; e. Proceedings to collect a penalty where jurisdiction is granted by statute; f. Violations of laws regulating boating; and g. Any other proceedings where jurisdiction is granted by statute; A municipal court has jurisdiction over the following cases within the territorial jurisdiction of the court: a. Violations of county or municipal ordinances; b. Violations of the motor vehicle and traffic laws; c. Disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court; d. Violations of the fish and game laws; e. Proceedings to collect a penalty where jurisdiction is granted by statute; f. Violations of laws regulating boating; and g. Any other proceedings where jurisdiction is granted by statute.
|Municipal Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|New Jersey||N.J. Const. art. VI, § 3||State superior court jurisdiction||
The Superior Court shall consist of such number of judges as may be authorized by law, each of whom shall exercise the powers of the court subject to rules of the+ See more
Supreme Court. The Superior Court shall at all times consist of at least two judges who shall be assigned to sit in each of the counties of this State, and who are resident therein at the time of appointment and reappointment. The Superior Court shall have original general jurisdiction throughout the State in all causes
|State Superior Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|New Jersey||N.J. Const. art. VI, § 3||appellate court jurisdiction||
The Superior Court shall be divided into an Appellate Division, a Law Division, and a Chancery Division, which shall include a family part. Each division shall have such other parts, consist of+ See more
such number of judges, and hear such causes, as may be provided by rules of the Supreme Court. At least two judges of the Superior Court shall at all times be assigned to sit in each of the counties of the State, who at the time of their appointment and reappointment were residents of that county provided, however, that the number of judges required to reside in the county wherein they sit shall be at least equal in number to the number of judges of the county court sitting in each of the counties at the adoption of this amendment.
|Appellate Division||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|New Jersey||N.J. Const. art. VI, § 1||Supreme Court jurisdiction||
The judicial power shall be vested in a Supreme Court, a Superior Court, and other courts of limited jurisdiction. The other courts and their jurisdiction may from time to time+ See more
be established, altered or abolished by law.
|New Jersey Supreme Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Code Ann. § 78A-3-102||Supreme Court jurisdiction||
(1) The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction to answer questions of state law certified by a court of the United States. (2) The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction to issue+ See more
all extraordinary writs and authority to issue all writs and process necessary to carry into effect its orders, judgments, and decrees or in aid of its jurisdiction. (3) The Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction, including jurisdiction of interlocutory appeals, over: (a) a judgment of the Court of Appeals; (b) cases certified to the Supreme Court by the Court of Appeals prior to final judgment by the Court of Appeals; (c) discipline of lawyers; (d) final orders of the Judicial Conduct Commission; (e) final orders and decrees in formal adjudicative proceedings originating with: (i) the Public Service Commission; (ii) the State Tax Commission; (iii) the School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees; (iv) the Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining; (v) the state engineer; or (vi) the executive director of the Department of Natural Resources reviewing actions of the Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands; (f) final orders and decrees of the district court review of informal adjudicative proceedings of agencies under Subsection (3)(e); (g) a final judgment or decree of any court of record holding a statute of the United States or this state unconstitutional on its face under the Constitution of the United States or the Utah Constitution; (h) interlocutory appeals from any court of record involving a charge of a first degree or capital felony; (i) appeals from the district court involving a conviction or charge of a first degree felony or capital felony; (j) orders, judgments, and decrees of any court of record over which the Court of Appeals does not have original appellate jurisdiction; and (k) appeals from the district court of orders, judgments, or decrees ruling on legislative subpoenas.
|Supreme Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Const. art. VIII, § 1||Judicial Power||
The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a Supreme Court, in a trial court of general jurisdiction known as the district court, and in such other courts+ See more
as the Legislature by statute may establish. The Supreme Court, the district court, and such other courts designated by statute shall be courts of record...The Supreme Court shall have original jurisdiction to issue all extraordinary writs and to answer questions of state law certified by a court of the United States.
|Courts generally||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Const. art. VIII, § 3||Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court||
The Supreme Court shall have original jurisdiction to issue all extraordinary writs and to answer questions of state law certified by a court of the United States. The Supreme Court+ See more
shall have appellate jurisdiction over all other matters to be exercised as provided by statute, and power to issue all writs and orders necessary for the exercise of the Supreme Court's jurisdiction or the complete determination of any cause.
|Supreme Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Const. art. VIII, §§ 1,5||Jurisdiction of District Court||
The district court shall have original jurisdiction in all matters except as limited by this constitution or by statute, and power to issue all extraordinary writs. The district court shall+ See more
have appellate jurisdiction as provided by statute. The jurisdiction of all other courts, both original and appellate, shall be provided by statute.
|District Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Code Ann. § 78-5-104||Jurisdiction||
(2) Except those offenses over which the juvenile court has exclusive jurisdiction, justice courts have jurisdiction over the following offenses committed within their territorial jurisdiction by a person who is+ See more
16 or 17 years of age: (a) class C misdemeanor and infraction violations of Title 53, Chapter 3, Part 2, Driver Licensing Act; and (b) class B and C misdemeanor and infraction violations of: (i) Title 23, Wildlife Resources Code of Utah; (ii) Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act; (iii) Title 41, Chapter 6a, Traffic Code; (iv) Title 41, Chapter 12a, Financial Responsibility of Motor Vehicle Owners and Operators Act; (v) Title 41, Chapter 22, Off-Highway Vehicles; (vi) Title 73, Chapter 18, State Boating Act; (vii) Title 73, Chapter 18a, Boating--Litter and Pollution Control; (viii) Title 73, Chapter 18b, Water Safety; and (ix) Title 73, Chapter 18c, Financial Responsibility of Motorboat Owners and Operators Act.
|Justice Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|
|Utah||Utah Code Ann. § 78A-5-102||Jurisdiction--Appeals||
The district court has original jurisdiction in all matters civil and criminal, not excepted in the Utah Constitution and not prohibited by law. . . the district court has jurisdiction+ See more
over matters of lawyer discipline consistent with the rules of the Supreme Court. The district court has jurisdiction over all matters properly filed in the circuit court prior to July 1, 1996. The district court has appellate jurisdiction over judgments and orders of the justice court as outlined in Section 78A-7-118 and small claims appeals filed pursuant to Section 78A-8-106. . . . Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the district court has subject matter jurisdiction in class B misdemeanors, class C misdemeanors, infractions, and violations of ordinances only if: (a) there is no justice court with territorial jurisdiction; (b) the offense occurred within the boundaries of the municipality in which the district courthouse is located and that municipality has not formed, or has not formed and then dissolved, a justice court; or (c) they are included in an indictment or information covering a single criminal episode alleging the commission of a felony or a class A misdemeanor.
|District Court||Jurisdiction of the courts|