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A court of law that hears cases involving domestic issues such as divorce and child custody:‘the organization represents children in the family courts’[as modifier] ‘a family court judge’
- ‘They went before a family court in order to win back custody of the boy.’
- ‘Many judges are specially appointed to hear family court matters only.’
- ‘Some of the decisions handed down by the family courts have led to a growing feeling among husbands that the courts are biased against them.’
- ‘Dissolving a civil union is tantamount to divorce and must be done through Vermont's family court.’
- ‘She's also a best-selling author, and a former judge in New York's family court.’
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