About us

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Courts of Denmark is the third power of state.

The Courts of Denmark are vested with judicial powers and administrative functions attached thereto, including probate matters, bankruptcy, bailiff's court, land registration and general administration.

The Danish judicial system

The Courts of Denmark are vested with judicial powers and administrative functions attached thereto, including probate matters, bankruptcy, bailiffs court, land registration and general administration

Vision, values and objectives

Court work is to a large extent regulated by legislation, but the day-to-day activities and how the organisation should develop is not decided by law.

Historic outline

The history of the Courts of Denmark goes back several hundred years, and their duties and role reflect the sociohistorical development of Danish society.

Contact

On this page you can find information about contact.

Transparency

Judiciary transparency is crucial to the public's conception of Denmark as a society founded on the rule of law and to public confidence in the judiciary.