magistrate court

noun

Legal Definition of magistrate court

: a court presided over by a magistrate that has minor civil and criminal jurisdiction

called also magistrate's court

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“Magistrate court.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/magistrate%20court. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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