court of domestic relations: Meaning and Definition of

court' of domes'tic rela'tions

Pronunciation: [key]
— Law. Law.
  1. a court, usually with a limited jurisdiction, that handles legal cases involving a family, esp. controversies between parent and child or husband and wife. Also calledCf. juvenile court.
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