District Court Bochum
Responsibilities and staff
The Essen Regional Court was responsible for Bochum until 1892 . With the Prussian law of April 3, 1888 (Collection of Laws No. 51) it was determined that the Bochum Regional Court should be established. On the basis of the ordinance of May 8, 1892, the court then began its work on October 1, 1892.
Hartwig Kemner, who replaced Volker Brüggemann, who retired in the same year, has been President of the Bochum Regional Court since January 2013. Kemner previously headed the Hagen Regional Court for seven years and was Vice President at the Bochum Regional Court from 2000 to 2006.
- Website of the Regional Court of Bochum
- Overview of the jurisdiction of the Regional Court of Bochum
- Hartwig Kemner receives Bochum's highest state office. Report in the WAZ of December 18, 2012, accessed on February 21, 2016.