|subject matter jurisdiction||
- : In the law of civil procedure, the ability of a court to hear a case based on the authority granted to the court to hear that particular type of case.
- The divorce court was overturned when it rendered a criminal conviction against a party, because it lacked the to hear a criminal case.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for subject matter jurisdiction for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.