domestic relations court
noun Date: circa 1939 court of domestic relations

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • domestic relations court — ☆ domestic relations court n. in some states, a court with jurisdiction over matters involving relations within the family or household, as between husband and wife or parent and child * * * …   Universalium

  • domestic relations court — ☆ domestic relations court n. in some states, a court with jurisdiction over matters involving relations within the family or household, as between husband and wife or parent and child …   English World dictionary

  • domestic relations court — noun a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children) • Syn: ↑family court, ↑court of domestic relations • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • domestic-relations court — domes′tic rela′tions court n. law court of domestic relations …   From formal English to slang

  • domestic-relations court — /deuh mes tik ri lay sheuhnz/. See court of domestic relations. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • domestic-relations court — /deuh mes tik ri lay sheuhnz/. See court of domestic relations. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • court of domestic relations — court of domestic re·la·tions often cap C&D&R: family court Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • court of domestic relations — court′ of domes′tic rela′tions n. law a court that handles family controversies Also called domestic relations court,family court …   From formal English to slang

  • court of domestic relations — noun a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children) • Syn: ↑family court, ↑domestic relations court • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature * * * : a court having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • court of domestic relations — Law. a court, usually with a limited jurisdiction, that handles legal cases involving a family, esp. controversies between parent and child or husband and wife. Also called domestic relations court, family court. Cf. juvenile court. [1925 30] * * …   Universalium

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