(domestic relations) A branch or specialty of lawÂ concernedÂ with matters that involveÂ family members andÂ relationships.Â Family law practice includes legal issues such as adoption, annulment, child custody, divorce, paternity, separation,Â child and spousal support.
Concerns matters such as matrimonial cases, divorce, adoption, etc.
The law that relates to family relationships. It includes law about divorce, custody, parenting plans, property division, child support, spousal support ("alimony") and other topics. The law is made up of both statutes and cases.