domestic relations court


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domestic relations court

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Noun1.domestic relations court - a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children)
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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Quick, both named to the Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
After serving ten years as executive judge of the City Court of Manila, she was appointed presiding judge when the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court was opened in 1956.
Yarborough is set to appear before the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Aug. 4.
Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, was arraigned in Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and ordered held without bail pending a July 19 court appearance.
Before that, he served as a probation officer in Mecklenburg's Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Jewish couples often go to a rabbinical court to decide a divorce agreement and then ask a domestic relations court to enforce it.
He stopped posting the apology after 26 days, but Judge Jon Sieve, of Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court, determined that he had posted it long enough, and Byron wasn't jailed.
Mr Dando, was also a volunteer with the Boys' Brigade, is next due before Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on September 23.
Judges who sit in domestic relations court say they're reluctant to appoint any lawyer with whom they aren't acquainted to act in any of those capacities.
Although unsuccessful, Bolin's candidacy bought her some political currency which paid off in 1937 with an appointment to the New York City Law Department as an Assistant Corporation Counsel, and two years later with a judicial appointment to the Domestic Relations Court for a ten-year term.
When married women approached the domestic relations court, they had to struggle to maintain control over their decision to press charges against their husbands.

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