Lünen District Court

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Courthouse, Spormeckerplatz 5

The Lünen District Court is a court of ordinary jurisdiction with its seat in Lünen . It is one of the district courts sponsored by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia . The courthouse was entered in the list of monuments of the city of Lünen on September 20, 1985.

District Court District

The district court is responsible for the cities of Lünen, Selm and Werne in the Unna district . Around 147,000 people live in the 196 km² judicial district .


The district court was founded on April 1, 1912. The associated judicial district was formed from the municipalities of Altenderne-Niederbecker , Altenderne-Oberbecker , Beckinghausen , Brambauer , Gahmen , Horstmar , Hostedde , Lanstrop , Lippholthausen and the city of Lünen, which were separated from the Dortmund District Court .

On January 1, 1980, the district court district of Lünen received its present size when it was assigned the municipality of Selm from the district of the district court of Lüdinghausen and the city of Werne from the district court of Werne, which was simultaneously repealed .

Superior courts

The regional court superordinate to the district court is the regional court Dortmund , which in turn is subordinate to the higher regional court Hamm .

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Individual evidence

  1. Ordinance regarding the coming into force of the law of June 10, 1907 of January 4, 1912 (PrGS 1912, p. 1)
  2. ^ Act on the establishment of a local court in Lünen of June 10, 1907 (PrGS 1907, p. 130)
  3. § 4 Third Act to Change the Organization of Ordinary Jurisdiction of July 11, 1978 ( GV. NW. P. 308 )

Coordinates: 51 ° 36 ′ 38 ″  N , 7 ° 31 ′ 10 ″  E