domestic relations court

noun

Examples of domestic relations court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Jefferson County Judicial Commission has submitted to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey a list of three people as candidates to replace a domestic relations court judge ousted from the bench last year for ethics violations, including use of Facebook aliases. al, 3 Oct. 2022 The order, signed by Common Pleas Judge Charles Kubicki and Municipal Judge Heather Russell, is for the main courthouse at 1000 Main Street, the Justice Center, as well as the 800 Broadway building, which houses juvenile court and domestic relations court. Kevin Grasha, Cincinnati.com, 1 June 2020 Parikh said the system will also divert people to domestic relations court or other services through screening questions to further streamline the process. Cameron Knight, The Enquirer, 30 Mar. 2022 Of the judges highlighted by Austin, there is Judge Jane Bolin, who became the country’s first Black female judge in 1939, serving as a domestic relations court judge in New York for almost four decades. Matt Williams, The Conversation, 4 Apr. 2022 The caller was advised to follow up with domestic relations court, as well as call the police if the man returns to his home. John Benson, cleveland, 29 Mar. 2022 Four years ago, a magistrate in Hamilton County’s domestic relations court was fired over his conduct involving a woman who had a case before him. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, 17 Dec. 2021 Another six judges are assigned to the court’s juvenile division, five sit on the domestic relations court bench and there are two probate court judges. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, 14 Nov. 2021 Criminal and domestic relations court records were also used, though in many cases the documents did not state exact relationships, or the case was old and its documents unavailable on the Hamilton County clerk of courts website. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 21 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of domestic relations court was circa 1939

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“Domestic relations court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/domestic%20relations%20court. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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