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litigation
process of bringing, maintaining, and defending a lawsuit
alternative dispute resolution
resolve commercial and e-commerce disputes
limited-jurisdiction trial courts
hear matters of a specialized or limited nature. traffic courts, juvenile courts, justice-of-the-peace courts, probate courts, family law courts, and courts that hear misemeanor criminal law cases and civil cases involving lawsuits under certain dollar amounts
small claim court
hear cases involving small dollar amounts of 5000 or less.
general-jurisdiction trial court
hears cases involving felonies, civil cases over a certain dollar amount
intermediate appellate courts
hear appeals from trial courts
supreme court
hear appeals from intermediate state courts and certain trial courts