Sentence Examples with the word CONCURRENT JURISDICTION

Each county elects a judge of probate for a term of four years; he has original concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit court in matters of probate, and has original jurisdiction in all cases of juvenile delinquents and dependents.

Equity has concurrent jurisdiction in cases where the law recognized the right but did not give adequate relief, or did not give relief without circuity of action or some similar inconvenience.

In the case of persons in holy orders there is a concurrent jurisdiction of the two tribunals (Valancy v.

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As to the title to present to benefices, the courts Christian at one time had concurrent jurisdiction with the temporal courts.

A recorder has concurrent jurisdiction with a justice of the peace.

The archbishop had formerly exclusive jurisdiction in all causes of wills and intestacies, where parties died having personal property in more than one diocese of the province of Canterbury, and he had concurrent jurisdiction in other cases.

Testamentary causes at first were subject to the concurrent jurisdiction of the spiritual and secular courts.

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.

A police court has the same jurisdiction as that of a justice of the peace, and, in addition, concurrent jurisdiction with the superior court in certain cases where the title to real estate is not involved and the damage demanded does not exceed one hundred dollars.