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Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
JURISDICTION OF CIRCUIT COURT
Jurisdiction of circuit court.
Subject to the provisions of Section 62-5-433 the circuit court has:
(1) exclusive jurisdiction to approve the settlement of any claim that exceeds ten thousand dollars in favor of or against any minor or incapacitated person; and
(2) concurrent jurisdiction with the probate court to approve the settlement of any claim not exceeding ten thousand dollars in favor of or against any minor or incapacitated person.