District Court Hagen

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The Hagen Regional Court is a court of ordinary jurisdiction and one of ten regional courts in the district of the Hamm Higher Regional Court .

Seat and District of the Court

The seat of the court is Hagen in North Rhine-Westphalia . In addition to the independent city of Hagen and the city of Schwerte ( Unna district ), the judicial district includes the largest part of the Märkisches Kreis and parts of the Ennepe-Ruhr district .

The district also includes the district court of Hagen, the central dunning court for the higher regional court districts of Hamm and Düsseldorf .


Building of the former district court, Hochstrasse 71

The court previously housed in a tenement house moved into the newly built town hall in 1832. In 1866 the move to the new building of the district court building , Hochstraße 71, took place. In 1925 the court building at Heinitzstraße 42 , which is now a listed building , was moved into.


The district court of Hagen was formed in 1753 from the district courts of Hagen and Wetter. It consisted of a district judge and two district court assessors and was only active in the first instance. In the period from 1854 to 1879 the regional court was a district court with one director, ten judges and three assessors. After 1945, the Hagen Regional Court was re-established as the first regional court in the Hamm Higher Regional Court. As of March 31, 2019, he had nine criminal chambers , one criminal enforcement chamber , ten general civil chambers and two chambers for commercial matters.

Superordinate and subordinate courts

The Hamm Higher Regional Court is superordinate to the Hagen Regional Court. The district courts of Altena , Hagen , Iserlohn , Lüdenscheid , Meinerzhagen , Plettenberg , Schwelm , Schwerte and Wetter (Ruhr) are subordinate .


Dieter Coburger is the President of the Hagen Regional Court. His predecessor was Thomas Vogt, previously Vice-President of the Hamm Higher Regional Court. He was preceded by Hartwig Kemner, who became President of the Bochum Regional Court in January 2013 .

See also


  • Peter Linscheidt: The Hagen district court. Jurisdiction in the southern part of County Mark from the early days to the present. Edited by Thomas Vormbaum. LIT Verlag Münster, 2004. ISBN 3-8258-8314-0

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ District Court Hagen: Presentation of the court , accessed on December 21, 2019
  2. Thomas Vogt becomes the new President of the Hagen District Court . Report in the WAZ from April 26, 2013, accessed on March 17, 2016.
  3. Hartwig Kemner receives Bochum's highest state office . Report in the WAZ of December 18, 2012, accessed on February 21, 2016.

Coordinates: 51 ° 21 ′ 51.9 ″  N , 7 ° 28 ′ 55 ″  E