Legal terms beginning with C

On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “C.” Each term has a short definition, and some of them have a link for a more detailed description. Just scroll down the page to find the word or term that you are looking for.

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Child Support – Child support means the legal obligation of parents to support their children. It is the duty to provide financial support, and in addition to provide for children’s education and health care. In domestic relations cases, child support is the amount of money that a court orders one parent to pay to another parent for the support of their children.