Disputes - Disputes Types of Dispute Resolution Informal...

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Disputes
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Types of Dispute Resolution Informal Negotiation Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation Arbitration
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State Court System Trial Courts of General Jurisdiction Trial Courts of Limited (or Specific) Jurisdiction State Supreme Court (Highest Appeals Court) Lower Appeals Courts General Civil Division General Criminal Division Small Claims Division Municipal Division Juvenile Division Probate Division Land Division Domestic Relations Division .
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Federal Courts -- Two kinds of civil lawsuits permitted Federal Question Cases A claim based on the United States Constitution, a federal statute, or a federal treaty Diversity Cases When the plaintiff and defendant are citizens of two different states, AND the amount in dispute is greater than $75,000
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The Federal Court System United States Supreme Court ( Highest Appeals Court) Lower Appeals Courts U.S. District Courts U.S. Bankruptcy Courts U.S. Tax Courts Various Federal Agencies U.S. Court of International Trade U.S. Claims Court U.S. Patent & Trademark Office U.S. Courts of Appeals (12 Circuits) U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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State which court(s) have jurisdiction as to each of these lawsuits: (a) Pat wants to sue his next-door neighbor Dorothy, claiming that Dorothy promised to sell him the house next door. (b) Paula, who lives in New York City, wants to sue Dizzy Movie Theatres, whose principal place of business is Dallas. She claims that while she was in Texas on holiday, she was
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course BA 3301 taught by Professor Stanb during the Spring '09 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

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Disputes - Disputes Types of Dispute Resolution Informal...

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