Definition of Court of domestic relations

1. Noun. A court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children).

Exact synonyms: Domestic Relations Court, Family Court
Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Court Of Domestic Relations

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court fees
court game
court martial
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court martialing
court martialled
court martialling
court martials
court of appeals
court of chancery
court of domestic relations (current term)
court of equity
court of last resort
court of law
court order
court orders
court plaster
court plasters
court poor box
court reporter
court reporters
court sense
court shoe
court shoes
court tennis

Literary usage of Court of domestic relations

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1. The Juvenile Court and the Community by Thomas Dawes Eliot (1914)
"1 The Chicago probation officers are often the complaining witnesses in the court of domestic relations. The two courts should be more closely connected by ..."

2. A Study of Family Desertion by Earle Edward Eubank (1916)
""In dealing with infractions of the law, the Court of Domestic Relations does not aim principally at punishing the offender, but at working out such a ..."

3. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1918)
"It appears from the record that the judge refused to send the cause to the judge presiding in the court of domestic relations; and it further appears from ..."

4. Justice and the Poor: A Study of the Present Denial of Justice to the Poor by Reginald Heber Smith (1919)
"... the Cincinnati Court of Domestic Relations has jurisdiction over divorce, separate support, and annulment, and it administers the mothers' pension fund ..."

5. Bodine's Reference Book on Juvenile Welfare: A Review of the Chicago Social by William Lester Bodine (1913)
"... court of domestic relations It is a superficial reform that sends a child to a corrective institution and grants immunity to the home and the parents ..."

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