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municipal court

noun

Definition of municipal court

  1. 1 :  a court that sits in some cities and larger towns and that usually has civil and criminal jurisdiction over cases arising within the municipality

  2. 2 :  police court



1828

First Known Use of municipal court

1828


Law Dictionary

municipal court

noun

Legal Definition of municipal court

  1. :  a court that sits in some cities and larger towns and that usu. has limited civil and criminal jurisdiction over cases arising within the municipality; also :  police court




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