civil court

Definition of "civil court"
  1. A legal tribunal that oversees cases involving non-criminal disputes, typically minor in nature
How to use "civil court" in a sentence
  1. The landlord and tenant decided to settle their disagreement in civil court.
  2. The minor business dispute between the two companies was being adjudicated in the civil court.
  3. When the parents couldn't agree on custody arrangements, they had to take the issue to civil court.

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