District Court of Kleve

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The District Court of Kleve is a court of ordinary jurisdiction and one of six district courts in the district of the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court . The district court of Kleve has existed under this name since 1820.

Seat and District of the Court

The seat of the court is Kleve in North Rhine-Westphalia . The judicial district has approximately 1,669 square kilometers the largest in the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf and the cities and towns includes Emmerich , Rees , money , Issum , Kerken , Kevelaer , Rheurdt , Straelen , Wachtendonk , Weeze , Hau , Goch , Kalkar , Kleve, Kranenburg , Uedem , Moers , Neukirchen-Vluyn , Alpen , Kamp-Lintfort , Rheinberg , Sonsbeck and Xanten .


The court is located in the Schloßberg 1 building. A foreign criminal chamber meets in the building of the Moers District Court at Haagstrasse 7 in Moers.


The Cleve district court has existed under this name since 1820. The French judicial organization continued to apply in the then Prussian Rhine Province . The Cologne Court of Appeal had the function of the Court of Appeal there . The courts subordinate to him were not called district courts , but regional courts. The following civil courts were subordinate to the Cleve District Court as courts of first instance:

Magistrate's court Seat
Cleve Magistrates' Court Kleve
Tribunal nozzles Duiven
Court of Justice of Geldern Funds
Goch District Court Goch
Kempen District Court Kempen
Court of Justice Lobberich Praise
Meurs District Court Meurs
Rheinberg Peace Court Rheinberg
Wachtendorf Peace Court Wachtendorf
Xanten District Court Xanten

Superordinate and subordinate courts

That the District Court Kleve parent Higher Regional Court , the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf . The district courts of Emmerich , Geldern , Kleve , Moers and Rheinberg are subordinate .

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ HA Fecht: The court constitutions of the German states, 1868, p. 175, online

Coordinates: 51 ° 47 ′ 10.6 ″  N , 6 ° 8 ′ 20.2 ″  E