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  • A building in which legal cases are tried
  • Most landlord matters will be conducted at the County Court.
  • See also small claims court and Alternate dispute resolution ADR
  • There is a hierarchy of courts dealing separately with criminal and civil matters with some overlaps all progressively dealing with the most serious matters and appeals: Magistrates Court, Crown Court, High Court, Court of appeal, House of Lords and European Court of Justice.
  • Court of protection - has a duty when selling a property to secure a fair and reasonable price.  I.e. not merely accept a forced sale value for convenience.
Published: 24 September 2015 Last Updated: 17 November 2021