A Counterclaim is a claim made by a defendant against a claimant in an action. There is no limit imposed on a counterclaim, but a fee is payable according to the amount counterclaimed.
A Counterfeit is a fraudulent imitation of something else – made in exact imitation of something valuable with the intention to deceive or defraud.
A law a Counterpart is one of two copies of a legal document.
A county court deals with civil cases as opposed to criminal ones. Examples include business disputes, unpaid fines and negligence and they handle cases up to a value of £50,000.
A County Court Judgment is a judgment of the county court that orders a defendant to pay a sum of money to the claimant. CCJs are recorded on the Register of County Court Judgments for six years and can affect a defendant’s ability to borrow money.
A Court is the body with judicial powers (see also Courtroom).
The Court of Appeal is divided into civil and criminal divisions. The latter hears appeals: – from decisions in the High Court and county courts and, – against convictions or sentences passed by the Crown Court, (see also Public Trustee Monies held in Court, for suitors, minors, Court of Protection patients etc)
Court of Appeal is a court of law that hears appeals against both civil and criminal judgements from the Crown Courts, High Court, and County Courts.
The Court of Protection is the branch of the High Court with jurisdiction over the estates of people mentally incapable of handling their own financial affairs.
A Court Order is an order that has been written by the judge of the court and needs to be obeyed.