trial court

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of trial court

: the court before which issues of fact and law are first determined as distinguished from an appellate court

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First Known Use of trial court

1889


Law Dictionary

trial court

noun

legal Definition of trial court

: the court before which issues of fact and law are tried and first determined as distinguished from an appellate court

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