Municipal Court Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Municipal Court?

It is a lower court usually with a less geographic coverage and dealing in cases either criminal or civil where the amount involved is small. The state decides on the amount within which the municipal court should decide on the case above which, it goes in for a higher court case.