State Court Organization Chart

 

Alabama Florida
Louisiana
Nebraska
Ohio
Texas
Alaska Georgia
Maine
Nevada
Oklahoma
Utah
Arizona Hawaii
Maryland
New Hampshire
Oregon
Vermont
Arkansas Idaho
Massachusetts
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Virginia
California
Illinois
Michigan
New Mexico
Puerto Rico
Washington
Colorado Indiana
Minnesota
New York,Civil
Rhode Island
West Virginia
Connecticut Iowa
Mississippi
New York,Criminal
South Carolina
Wisconsin
Delaware Kansas
Missouri
North Carolina
South Dakota
Wyoming
District of Columbia Kentucky
Montana
North Dakota
Tennessee

 Alabama Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Civil Appeals
Court of Criminal Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
Municipal Court
Probate Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Alaska Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Arizona Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Tax Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Justice of the Peace Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Arkansas Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
City Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 California Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Colorado Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Water Court
Denver District Court
Denver Juvenile Court
Denver Probate Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
County Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Connecticut Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Probate Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Delaware Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Court of Chancery
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Court of Common Pleas
Family Court
Justice of the Peace Court
Alderman's Court
  
 District of Columbia Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Court of Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This jurisdiction does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Superior Court
  
 Florida Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
District Courts of Appeal
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
County Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Georgia Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
State Court
Magistrate Court
Juvenile Court
Probate Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Hawaii Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Intermediate Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court and Family Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Idaho Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Magistrate's Division
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Illinois Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Circuit Court
  
 Indiana Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Tax Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Probate Court
County Superior Courts
County Circuit Courts
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
County Courts
Small Claims Courts
City Courts
Town Courts
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Iowa Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
District Court
  
 Kansas Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Kentucky Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Louisiana Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Courts of Appeal
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Courts
Family Court
Juvenile Courts
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
City Courts
Parish Courts
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Maine Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Judicial Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
Probate Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Maryland Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Court of Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Special Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
Orphan's Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Massachusetts Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Judicial Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appeals Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
Boston Municipal Court
Juvenile Court
Housing Court
Land Court
Probate and Family Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Michigan Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Court of Claims
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
Probate Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Minnesota Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
District Court
  
 Mississippi Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Chancery Court
County Court
Family Court
Justice Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Missouri Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Montana Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Water Court
District Court
Workers' Compensation Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Justice of the Peace Court
Municipal Court
City Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Nebraska Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Juvenile Court
County Court
Workers' Compensation Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Nevada Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Justice Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 New Hampshire Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Probate Court
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 New Jersey Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appellate Division of Superior Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
Tax Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 New Mexico Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Magistrate Court
Municipal Court
Probate Court
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court
  
 New York Civil Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Court of Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court
County Courts
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Supreme Courts
County Courts
Surrogate's Courts
Family Courts
Court of Claims
District Courts
New York City Civil Courts
City Courts
Town Courts
Village Courts
  
 New York Criminal Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Court of Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court
Appellate Terms of the Supreme Court
1st and 2nd Departments
County Courts
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Supreme Courts
County Courts
District Courts
New York City Criminal Courts
City Courts
Town Courts
Village Courts
  
 North Carolina Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 North Dakota Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals hears only the cases
assigned to it by the Supreme Court.
Some years the Supreme Court assigns
no cases to the Court of Appeals.
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Ohio Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Courts of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Courts of Common Pleas
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Courts
County Courts
Court of Claims
Mayors Courts
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Oklahoma Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Court of Criminal Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Civil Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Workers' Compensation Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Oregon Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Circuit Courts
Tax Court
  
 Pennsylvania Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Commonwealth Court
Superior Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Court of Common Pleas
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Philadelphia Municipal Court
District Justice Court
Philadelphia Traffic Court
Pittsburgh City Magistrates
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Puerto Rico Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Tribunal de Circuito de Apelaciones de Puerto Rico
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Tribunal de Primera Instancia
  
 Rhode Island Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Workers' Compensation Court
District Court
Family Court
Traffic Tribunal
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 South Carolina Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Family Court
Magistrate Court
Probate Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 South Dakota Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Magistrate Court
  
 Tennessee Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Court of Criminal Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Probate Court
Chancery Court
Criminal Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Juvenile Court
Municipal Court
General Sessions Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Texas Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Court of Criminal Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Courts of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Courts
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Constitutional County Court
Probate Court
County Court at Law
Municipal Court
Justice of the Peace Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Utah Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Juvenile Court
Justice Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Vermont Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Family Court
Superior Court
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Environmental Court
Probate Court
Vermont Judicial Bureau
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Virginia Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Washington Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Superior Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
District Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 West Virginia Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court of Appeals
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Family Court
Magistrate Court
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Wisconsin Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
Court of Appeals
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
Circuit Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Municipal Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.
  
 Wyoming Court Structure  
State High Court
Court(s) of Last Resort
Supreme Court
Intermediate Court
Intermediate Appellate Court(s)
This state does not have an
Intermediate Appellate Court
Trial Court
Court(s) of General Jurisdiction*
District Court
Court(s) of Limited Jurisdiction
Justice of the Peace Court
Municipal Court
County Court
* When courts of general jurisdiction act in an appellate capacity, their decisions may appear in the Intermediate Court zone of the history display.