CIVIL CASES

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FOR CASES WHERE THE CLAIM IS £25,000 OR LESS, THEY MUST BE STARTED IN WHICH COURT? COUNTY COURT
PERSONAL INJURY CASES FOR LESS THAN £50,000 MUST BE STARTED IN THE COUNTY COURT. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
ALL DEFAMATION CASES MUST BE STARTED IN THE COUNTY COURT. TRUE OR FALSE? FALSE, THEY MUST BE STARTED IN THE HIGH COURT
THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY COUNTY COURTS IN THE UK? 220
IN 2013 THE MAXIMUM COURT FEE FOR A SMALL CLAIM WAS HOW MUCH? £120
WHAT ARE THE FINANCIAL LIMITS FOR A CASE TO BE DEALT WITH UNDER THE SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURE? UNDER £5,000 UNLESS IT IS A PERSONAL INJURY OR HOUSING CASE IN WHICH CASE IT IS UNDER £1,000
THE FAST TRACK PROCEDURE DEALS WITH COMPLEX CASES. TRUE OR FALSE? FALSE. THE MULTI TRACK DEALS WITH COMPLEX CASES
TO FALL WITHIN THE FAST TRACK PROCEDURE, THE VALUE OF THE CLAIM MUST BE BETWEEN WHAT AMOUNTS? £5,000 TO £25,000
THE MULTI-TRACK IS USED FOR CASES OVER £25,000 OR FOR COMPLEX CASES UNDER THAT AMOUNT. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
CLAIMS FOR OVER £50,000 ARE USUALLY TRIED IN WHICH COURT? THE HIGH COURT
UNDER THE SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURE, THE LOSER HAS TO PAY THE OTHER PERSON'S COSTS. TRUE OR FALSE? FALSE
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF SUCCESSFUL CLAIMANTS ACTUALLY RECEIVE ALL THE MONEY AWARDED BY THE COURT? 60%
APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY CASES ARE STARTED IN THE COUNTY COURT EACH YEAR? 2 MILLION
WHAT TYPE OF CASES DOES THE COUNTY COURT DEAL WITH? ALL CONTRACT AND TORT; ALL CASES FOR THE RECOVERY OF LAND; DISPUTES OVER PARTNERSHIPS, TRUSTS, AND INHERITANCE UP TO A VALUE OF £30,000; DIVORCE CASES
CAN THE WINNER IN A CIVIL CASE HEARD IN THE COUNTY COURT CLAIM COSTS? YES
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF TIME A FINAL HEARING CAN LAST ON A FAST TRACK CASE? 1 DAY
IN RESPECT OF MULTI TRACK CASES, CAN THE JUDGES SET TIMETABLES AND ASK THE PARTIES TO TRY ADR? YES
THE PRESIDENT OF THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION IS ..... ...THE LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
THE HIGH COURT DEAL WITH ONLY MULTI TRACK CASES. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
CAN JURIES BE USED IN CASES HEARD IN THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION? YES
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE, ON AVERAGE, BETWEEN ISSUING A CLAIM IN THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION AND THE TRIAL TAKING PLACE? 3 YEARS
WHO IS THE HEAD OF THE CHANCERY DIVISION? THE CHANCELLOR OF THE HIGH COURT
CAN JURIES SIT ON CASES HEARD IN THE CHANCERY DIVISION? NO!
THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION DEALS WITH WHICH TYPE OF CASES? 1. CONTRACT 2. TORT 3. JUDICIAL REVIEW 4. FRAUD 5. LIBEL/SLANDER/ 6.MALICIOUS PROSECUTION 7. FALSE IMPRISONMENT
WHAT TYPE OF CASES ARE DEALT WITH IN THE CHANCERY DIVISION? 1.INSOLVENCY FOR BOTH COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS 2. ENFORCEMENT OF MORTGAGES 3. DISPUTES RELATING TO TRUST PROPERTY 4. COPY RIGHT AND PATENTS 5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS 6. CONTESTED PROBATE CASES
THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY DIVISION IS CALLED.... THE PRESIDENT
THERE ARE 17 HIGH COURT JUDGES IN THE FAMILY DIVISION. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
ARE JURIES USED IN CASES TRIED IN THE FAMILY DIVISION? NO
APART FROM WARDSHIP, CHILDREN ACT, AND NULLITY OF MARRIAGE CASES, WHAT OTHER CASES DOES THE FAMILY DIVISION HEAR? GRANTS OF PROBATE IN NON-CONTESTED PROBATE CASES
WHAT IS THE OVERRIDING OBJECTIVE AS SET OUT IN RULE 1.1 CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES? TO ENABLE THE COURT TO DEAL WITH CASES JUSTLY
THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISIONAL COURT HEARS APPEALS BY WAY OF CASE STATED FROM MAGISTRATES COURTS IN CRIMINAL CASES. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
HOW MANY LORD JUSTICES OF APPEAL ARE THERE? 38
WHO HEADS THE COURT OF APPEAL CIVIL DIVISION? THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS
IN ORDER TO USE THE "LEAP FROG" PROVISION TO APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT TO THE SUPREME COURT WHAT TWO REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET? 1. THE SUPREME COURT MUST GIVE PERMISSION TO APPEAL 2. THE TRIAL JUDGE MUST GRANT A CERTIFICATE OF SATISFACTION
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