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County Courts

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County courts are the courts of first instance and hear all civil, criminal and misdemeanour matters. There are 4 county courts in Estonia which divide into courthouses.

In the composition of county courts are land registries, registry departments and probation supervision departments. A land register and marital property register shall be maintained in a land registry department. The registration department maintains a commercial register concerning undertakings within the territorial jurisdiction of the registration department and a non-profit associations and foundations register concerning non-profit associations and foundations within the territorial jurisdiction of the registration department. Probation supervision departments shall perform probation supervision duties.

County courts:

Harju county court
Liivalaia courthouse – 23 justices

Kentmanni courthouse – 27 justices

Tartu mnt courthouse – 14 justices

Viru county court
Jõhvi courthouse – 10 justices

Narva courthouse – 10 justices

Rakvere courthouse – 7 justices

Pärnu county court
Pärnu courthouse – 8 justices

Haapsalu courthouse – 3 justices

Kuressaare courthouse – 3 justices

Rapla courthouse – 2 justices

Paide courthouse – 2 justices

Tartu county court

Tartu courthouse – 17 justices

Jõgeva courthouse – 4 justices

Viljandi courthouse – 4 justices

Valga courthouse –  3 justices

Võru courthouse – 3 justices

Põlva courthouse –2 justices

25.07.2017