family court

domestic relations">court of domestic relations.

1930–35 Unabridged
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family court

special court designed to deal with legal problems arising out of family relations. The family court is usually a consolidation of several types of courts dealing with narrower family problems, such as children's courts and orphans' courts

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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Example sentences
We would have a complete reversal of all family court laws designed to protect the caregiver.
They went to family court and made it official again.
Her staff hauled the parents of truants into family court.
Family court handles cases where parties seek court intervention to solve their family issues.
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