Law and order
The legal system in England and Wales is loosely divided into two sections:
criminal and civil law.
The County Court typically deals with small claims which are commenced by the claimant putting a summons into court. This is a legal document giving details of what is claimed and why. It also deals with divorces, commenced by petition. One county court in Powys described its work:
In addition the court is concerned to give a high standard of customer service:
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