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A court that hears civil lawsuits as opposed to criminal matters, including Small Claims Court and the courts that hear lawsuits of high value than Small Claims Court (Superior, District, Circuit Courts).

Civil Court (Wikipedia)

Civil law may refer to:

  • Civil law (common law), the part of law that concerns private citizens and legal persons
  • Civil law (legal system), or continental law, a legal system originating in continental Europe and based on Roman law
    • Private law, the branch of law in a civil law legal system that concerns relations among private individuals
  • Municipal law, the domestic law of a state, as opposed to international law
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