intermediate court

noun

Legal Definition of intermediate court

: a court (as an appeals court) beneath the court of last resort in a jurisdiction

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“Intermediate court.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/intermediate%20court. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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