Dictrict Court Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Dictrict Court.

District Court (noun)

A "District Court" is the main court in a specific geographical area, known as a district, where legal cases are tried. It is the first level of the federal judicial system in the U.S. and deals with both criminal and civil cases. A District Court hears cases that involve federal law or crimes, as well as disputes between residents of different states.