District Court Siegen

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Justice tower

The Siegen Regional Court is a court of ordinary jurisdiction and the youngest of the ten regional courts in the district of the Hamm Higher Regional Court . It has five civil chambers , two chambers for commercial matters , six criminal chambers and two criminal enforcement chambers .

Seat and District of the Court

The seat of the court is the district town of Siegen in North Rhine-Westphalia . In the judicial district , which refers to the circles of Siegen-Wittgenstein and Olpe extends, 420,000 people live approx.

Dagmar Schulze-Lange has been President of the Siegen Regional Court since February 2010, replacing Gerd-Ulrich Hammer in this position.


Former courthouse
Unteres Schloss

Since 1976, the court has been housed together with the Siegen District Court and the public prosecutor's office in the Justice Tower at Berliner Straße 22 . Until then, it resided in the Lower Castle , which housed the then district court of Siegen until 1878.


The court was founded on October 1, 1933, for this purpose nine local courts were spun off from the district of the Arnsberg Regional Court : Attendorn (dissolved December 31, 1978 and divided between the Olpe and Lennestadt local courts), Berleburg , Burbach (dissolved June 30, 1976), Grevenbrück (renamed Lennestadt in 1969 ), Hilchenbach (dissolved June 30, 1976), Kirchhundem (dissolved December 31, 1969), Laasphe (dissolved December 31, 1969, the municipalities of the judicial district came to the Bad Berleburg District Court), Olpe and Siegen (dem Since July 1, 1976, the jurisdiction in the districts of the dissolved district courts of Burbach and Hilchenbach has been assigned).

Superordinate and subordinate courts

The Hamm Higher Regional Court is superordinate to the Siegen Regional Court. The district courts of Bad Berleburg , Lennestadt , Olpe and Siegen are subordinate .

See also

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. "Dagmar Lange is head of the regional court", derwesten from February 2, 2010, accessed on July 17, 2011

Coordinates: 50 ° 52 ′ 21 ″  N , 8 ° 0 ′ 53 ″  E