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Princeton's WordNet

  1. family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relations(noun)

    a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children)


  1. Family court

    A family court is a court convened to decide matters and make orders in relation to family law, such as custody of children. In common-law jurisdictions "family courts" are statutory creations primarily dealing with equitable matters devolved from a court of inherent jurisdiction, such as a superior court. The Family courts were first established in the United States in 1910, when they were called domestic relations courts although the idea itself is much older. Family courts hear all cases that relate to familial and domestic relationships although each state has a different system utilized to address family law cases, each state strives to provide families with the best possible outcome in family law cases. Family courts can also issue decisions regarding divorce cases.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of family court in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of family court in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Troy Slaten:

    If there is any evidence of even tacit knowledge, involvement or participation, it would certainly give a Family Court judge concern over placing a child in that environment.

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