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court of domestic relations

noun, Law.
1.
a court, usually with a limited jurisdiction, that handles legal cases involving a family, especially controversies between parent and child or between the marriage partners.
Compare juvenile court.
Origin of court of domestic relations
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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