Recent Examples of family court from the Web
Three of the state's most overloaded family court divisions will each get one new judge to help with rising caseloads that include child abuse and neglect, custody, divorce and domestic violence.
The New York Times previously reported that as a child, Fitzgerald was sent to a reform school by a family court order.
Hawaii: Ages 16 and 17 require written consent of both parents, guardian or family court.
Vanover, according to court statistics, has the highest workload of any of the state's 52 family court judges.
One year after a very public custody battle, Rehab Addict's Nicole Curtis is speaking out about the way breastfeeding moms are treated in family court.
Sam was prohibited in November from contacting his former girlfriend for at least two years after a family court judge found that Sam was accused of family violence, although no criminal charges have been filed.
Judge Bernadette D'Souza, who was elected in 2012 as the first judge in New Orleans' family court, also is enforcing the relinquishment provision in the domestic violence laws.
Parents can often face custody or family court issues over a few grams of cannabis.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'family court.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of family court
legal Definition of family court
Learn More about family court
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about family court
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up family court? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).