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court of domestic relations

Definition of court of domestic relations

  1. :  a court that has jurisdiction and often special advisory powers over family disputes involving the rights and duties of husband, wife, parent, or child especially in matters affecting the support, custody, and welfare of children



1926

First Known Use of court of domestic relations

1926


Law Dictionary

court of domestic relations

often cap C&D&R court of domestic re·la·tions



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