§ 51-342 County construed as judicial district for purpose of venue
§ 51-343 Definitions
§ 51-344 Judicial districts established
§ 51-344a Term “judicial district of Hartford-New Britain” deemed to refer to “judicial district of Hartford” on and after September 1, 1998
§ 51-344b Term “judicial district of New Britain” substituted for “judicial district of Hartford”, when
§ 51-345 Venue in civil actions and housing matters. Return of civil process
§ 51-345a Land lying in two or more judicial districts
§ 51-345b Venue in actions involving administrative decisions of municipal agencies
§ 51-346 Location in judicial district where civil process may be made returnable. Trial locations
§ 51-346a Jury trial in the judicial district of Ansonia-Milford
§ 51-347 Where writs may be filed
§ 51-347a Transfer of jury causes to other judicial districts
§ 51-347b Transfer of causes by court, motion or agreement. Transfer by Chief Court Administrator
§ 51-347c Last day for filing next business day if clerk’s office closed
§ 51-348 Geographical areas. Venue. Courthouse use. Venue for action pertaining to violation of state or municipal code. Hearing of infractions and violations by magistrate
§ 51-348a Prosecution for nonsupport in geographical area
§ 51-348b Housing matters heard on separate dockets within certain judicial districts
§ 51-349 Where actions commenced in geographical areas
§ 51-350 Filing in a geographical area
§ 51-351 Return to improper locations
§ 51-351a Failure to state proper forum
§ 51-351b Short title: Uniform Transboundary Pollution Reciprocal Access Act
§ 51-352 Venue in criminal actions
§ 51-352a Venue for offenses committed prior to April 22, 1975
§ 51-352b Jurisdiction of crimes committed on water
§ 51-352c Jurisdiction of various offenses
§ 51-353 Change of venue in criminal case
§ 51-353a Transfer of criminal cases between and within judicial districts
§ 51-353b Files in transferred cases

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 890

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.