AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY meaning in Law Dictionary

The damages claimed or relief required; extent reported or sued for. Smith v. Giles, 05 Tex. 341 : Barber v. Kennedv, 18 Minn. 210, (Gil. 196;) Railroad Co. v. Cunnigan, 95 Tex. 439. 67 S. W. 888.

Sentence Examples with the word AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY

The court has exclusive original jurisdiction in equity cases in which the amount in controversy exceeds fifty dollars, concurrent jurisdiction with the county court in such matters as the administration of estates, the appointment and removal of guardians, and concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts in proceedings for divorce.

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