What is JURISDICTION?
The power aud authority constitutionally conferred upon (or constitutionally recognized as existing in) a court or judge to pronounce the sentence of the law, or to award the remedies provided by law, upon a state of facts, proved or ad- mitted, referred to the tribunal for decision, and authorized by law to be the subject of investigation or action by that tribunal, and in favor of or against persons (or a res) who present themselves, or who are brought, before the court in some manner sanctioned by law as proper and sufficient. 1 Black, Judgm.
- Potential for Arrest: Outstanding Warrant While at Florida DMV
- Activities and Events that Occur at a Pretrial Hearing
- Take a Chance: Plead Guilty to DUI without a Lawyer
- Do DUIs Carry Over Into Different States?
- If You Get a DUI In a State Other Than Where You Live, Can They Come and Get You If You Don’t Show Up In Court?
- For 2nd DUI While on Probation in California
- What Will Happen in Court for Driving on a Suspended License While on Probation for a Past DUI?
- Can I Start DUI Classes Before My Court Date?
- Can Visitation Be Denied for a Noncustodial Parent If the Parent Has Been Convicted of a 2nd Offense DUI?
- Can I Leave the Country If I Have a Pending Trial Date?