Lower Court Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Lower Court, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Lower Court?

(n) (n) Lower court is the subordinate court of the Appeals court, the decision of which can be re-opened, re-examined or set aside by the Upper Court. An Appeals or higher Court can be the Lower court of some Upper Court.