state courts – includes county, municipal, superior, and other courts

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state court:

1. A court of the state judicial system, as opposed to a federal court. [1]

state courts:

1. Courts that form a state’s judicial system, as opposed to United States Courts.
     See also county courts; municipal courts. [2]

Honoring Court Cases from Other States:

          Excerpt from Represent Yourself in Court; How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case (7th ed.) by by Paul Bergman and Sara J. Berman (NOLO):

     “Under what is known as the “Full Faith and Credit Clause” of the U.S. Constitution, every state has to honor cases legally decided in other states.  This means that if that if the court in which you file a lawsuit has property jurisdiction, meaning the legal right to decide the case, you can enforce the  judgment anywhere in the country.  (You may have to register your judgment in another state before you can collect in that state.) [3]

State Supreme Courts– Operat jurisdictioe under State Constitutions & State Interests

State Appellate Courts– for Apn, meaning thepealing “Superior” Court Cases


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[1]:  Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

[1]: pages 46 of Represent Yourself in Court; How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case (7th ed.) by Paul Bergman and Sara J. Berman.  NOLO.  ISBN-13: 978-1-4133-1269-0 (pbk.)  ISBN-10: 1-4133-1269-1 (pbk.)


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